Eliah Seton, an employee of Warner Music Group since 2009, has been named president of the Alternative Distribution Alliance Worldwide, the major's independent distribution company.
Seton began at WMG in its business development office and helped with the company's acquisition by Len Blavatnik's Access Industries, a deal completed in July, 2011. Seton, a graduate of Harvard Business School, will be making the jump to his new position from svp of international strategy and operations.
"So much amazing music is being created today by indie artists, from both established and emerging labels," said Seton in a statement, "We are passionate about helping to grow this... community. I want to thank Stu [Bergen, president, international of Warner Recorded Music]."
In related news, a source says that longtime ADA employee Kenny Weagly is under consideration for another high-level post.