Executive Turntable: Rumblefish CEO Resigns; Big Moves at BMI, Sony Music, TuneCore & More

Rumblefish CEO Paul Anthony Troiano

A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including BMI, Universal Music, Sony Music, Republic Records and many more.

Rumblefish founder Paul Anthony Troiano resigned as president and CEO. He will remain an active advisor to the company.

7digital appointed Paul Langworthy as COO. He previously served as vp of operations.

BMI appointed Jodie Thomas as executive director, corporate communications and media relations.

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) Worldwide elevated David Orleans to president of sales and label management and Kenny Weagley to president of A&R and label services.

The Music Business Association elected three new representatives to fill current vacancies on its board of directors: Bob Garbarini, svp of national sales at Sony Music Entertainment; Michael Healy, executive vp and gm of Entertainment One US; and Kelly Rich, svp of sales, marketing and interactive at the Big Machine Label Group.

Universal Music Canada CEO Randy Lennox exited the label to join Bell as president of entertainment production and broadcasting.

David Friedman joined Universal Music Group Nashville as vp of promotion.

Copyright Alliance's board of directors appointed Keith Kupferschmid as CEO. Kupferschmid joins from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), where he was svp, intellectual property and general counsel.

Downtown Music Publishing appointed Corinne Eady as head of sync for Downtown UK. Eady previously served as senior creative sync manager at Kobalt for eight years.

Jim Selby, former executive for Naxos, was named president of AdShare.

Sony Music Entertainment elevated Jenifer Mallory to svp, international. Previously, Mallory served as vp, international marketing for Columbia.

ESPN FM appointed Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg as a regular contributor to The Michael Kay Show. Rosenberg will remain on Hot 97 for both of his current shows: Ebro in the Morning with Rosenberg & Laura Stylez and Real Late with Rosenberg.

Republic Records named Mike DePippa svp promotion & artist development, rock formats. DePippa previously held the role of vp of rock & alternative promotion. 

Canadian Music Week welcomed Cameron Wright as vp of operations and live programming.

Former director of touring and marketing of Blackhawk Audio Jamie Nixon joined Generation Exodus as general manager.

TuneCore appointed Gillian Morris as vp of publishing, based in Brooklyn, and Amy Lombardi as manager, artist relations in the company's new Austin, Texas office.