Executive Turntable: New Hires at Vevo, We Transfer, RIAA and More
A list of moves and shakes across the music business.
-- Joseph Patel joins Vevo as the Vice President of Original Content (New York office). Patel recently served as Vice President of Content + Creative at The FADER.
-- We Transfer welcomes new CEO Gordon Willoughby. Willoughby is a long-time e-commerce veteran who most recently worked at Amazon for eight years. Co-founder Bas Beerens is stepping down as CEO and wil now be Executive Chairman. The change will be effective in January.
-- RIAA names George York Senior Vice President, International Policy. Before joining the RIAA, George York was Deputy Assistant United States Trade Representative in USTR’s Office of Intellectual Property and Innovation.
-- Marcus Spence has been named Executive Vice President, Head of A&R for TuneGO Music Group, Inc. Spence is currently the Senior Vice President of Mosley Music Group, Spence represents Timbaland, One Republic, Keri Hilson, Tink, Chris Cornell and Nelly Furtado. A press release announcement is below.
--Juliana Pache and Ali Suliman are The FADER's new social media Editors. Former social editor, Nazuk Kochhar has been promoted to Associate Editor. In her new role, Kochhar will develop newsletter and video products for The FADER.