Warner Bros. Taps Nelson EVP Of Global Brand Management

Other spotlights: Hitching Post Supply names Hackett sales and marketing manager and Legacy Recordings ups Berkowitz to SVP of A&R.

- Hitching Post Supply in Nashville names Vernell Hackett sales and marketing manager. The Monroe, Wash.-based company distributes cowboy and country western music to alternative retail outlets. Hackett previously was editor of American Songwriter Magazine, which she co-founded in 1984.

- Warner Bros. Entertainment taps Diane Nelson executive VP of global brand management, a new position. Nelson previously was executive VP of domestic marketing at Warner Bros. Pictures. In her new role, she will oversee Warner properties such as Harry Potter, Batman, Superman, "The Polar Express," "Charlie & the Chocolate Factory," "Happy Feet" and "Mucha Lucha!"

- Legacy Recordings in New York promotes Steve Berkowitz to senior VP of A&R. He was VP of A&R.