Mike Rittberg, General Manager at Verve Records, Exits Label


Mike Rittberg, who has served as Verve Records’ general manager for about a year and half and spent four years total with the company, is moving on.

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“After 4 years at Verve and the last year and a half as General Manager I've now departed Verve Records,” Rittberg, having first joined the Verve team in April 2012, writes to Billboard. “I'm excited to find a new home where I can apply my skill set of running a label day to day as well as signing, marketing, branding and developing artists.

In a note to his staff and co-workers at Verve, he added: “What an amazing opportunity I’ve had this past year and half as GM of Verve. I’ve had the most amazing co-workers & staff (who have become dear friends) who were in the ‘foxhole’ daily with me, great artists and VERY supportive IGA (THANK YOU ALL!). I’m grateful for the support and couldn’t have done it alone.”

Rittberg was previously SVP of promotion at Warner Bros.

He can be reached at or 818-216-1466.


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