Executive Turntable: Capitol Music Group, MAC Presents, Vevo and More

Capitol Records Tower
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The Capitol Records Tower in Los Angeles, California.

A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including Capitol Music Group, Deutsche Grammophon, ASCAP, Career Artist Management and many more.

-- Capitol Music Group named Gary Gorman senior vice president, Alternative Promotion.

-- Deutsche Grammophon appointed Clemens Trautmann as president. Previously, Trautmann served as managing director of Axel Springer’s Immonet online business, also heading up the office of the CEO as chief of staff.

-- Former Billboard senior correspondent Andrew Hampp joined MAC Presents as vice president/brand strategist.

-- Carleen Donovan exited Press Here Publicity to join Career Artist Management in their newly opened offices in New York City. Donovan will continue to represent publicity clients under her own umbrella, DPR (Donovan Public Relations).

-- Mark Sperling joined ASCAP as svp, Strategy and Business Development.

-- Vevo tapped Jon Carvill as vp of communication. Previously, Carvill served as senior director of PR at Qualcomm.

-- The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/The JUNO Awards and MusiCounts named former commissioner of the Canadian Football League Mark Cohon as their new chairman of the board of directors.

-- Ole secured Brian Holdcroft as vp of acquisitions.

-- Zeitgeist Artist Management elevated Joe Goldberg (Death Cab For Cutie, She & Him) to general manager.

-- Downtown Music Publishing elevated Jedd Katrancha to evp.

-- Academy Award-nominated producer Robbie Brenner exited Relativity to join The Firm as partner and president of its film division.

-- The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall Board of Governors appointed Deane Cameron as president & CEO.

-- Former Director of Touring and Marketing of Blackhawk Audio Jamie Nixon was named general manager of Generation Exodus

-- Canadian Music Week appointed Rick Fenton as vp of business development.

-- Regent Street's Vanessa Higgins, [PIAS]'s Nick Hartley, Cherry Red's Iain McNay and Absolute Label Service's Henry Semmence were elected to the BPI Board as independent representatives.

-- Brian Lane, who managed the careers of artists including YES and A-ha, was announced as head of United Stage Artists globally outside the Nordics, trading as United Stage International.

-- Jon Bleicher exited Shore Fire Media to head publicity at Mascot Label Group.


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