Musical Chairs: Atlantic Records Group, Concord Music Group, Ole, Dick Clark Productions


Kevin Weaver was promoted to the newly created post of president of film and TV for Atlantic Records Group by label chairman/CEO Craig Kallman and chairman/COO Julie Greenwald. The Los Angeles-based executive will also retain his current post of executive vp, which he has held since 2009. The 20-year veteran will continue to oversee the creation and placement of label-affiliated music across film, TV and video games, while developing soundtrack projects, strategic alliances, media placements, licensing and marketing initiatives. Weaver's most recent projects include the soundtrack to The Fault in Our Stars, based on the New York Times best seller.

Jeremy Gruber and Dave Henson have been upped to vp and senior director of digital marketing and strategy, respectively, at Concord Music Group, reporting to managing director/chief marketing officer Scott Pascucci. Gruber will be responsible for the label's digital fan engagement, including front-line and catalog release strategies, website development, social media and direct-to-fan marketing. He was previously at 10th Street Entertainment, where he worked with Motley Crue, Blondie and Papa Roach. Henson, who began his tenure at Concord as a marketing coordinator, previously worked at Sony BMG Music Entertainment, EMI and DCC Compact Classics.


Ole has hired Leo V. Williams and Randall Foster as GM of creative and senior director of creative licensing, respectively. The Los Angeles-based Williams began his career at the United Kingdom-based Notting Hill Music, helping it open an L.A. office before joining Antonio "L.A." Reid's joint venture Hitco Music, then rising to senior vp/head of creative at Bug Music. Foster was previously in a similar post at Naxos of America, where he oversaw synchronization and licensing.


Veteran TV executive Mark Bracco has been named executive vp programming and development for Dick Clark Productions, where he will oversee programming and development of such music properties as the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest. He comes from ABC Entertainment, where he was vp alternative series and specials, including the Oscars and Country Music Association Awards.


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