Executive Turntable: New Hires at Ticketmaster, Virgin Records, Country Music Association & More

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The latest moves and deals across the industry.

-- Ticketmaster brought on industry veteran David Marcus as its new evp, head of music North America to run its new consolidated music division. As part of his purview, Marcus will oversee the OnTour artist services operation, the Venues & Promoters ticketing segment and club ticketing platform TicketWeb.

-- The Country Music Association has promoted Damon Whiteside to chief marketing officer. Previously, he served as senior vice president of marketing and strategic partnerships.

-- The Cheyenne Group merged with SRi, a global sports, media and entertainment executive search firm.

-- Jeff Neuberger will head new management company Present Artist Management, a just-launched affiliate company of Glassnote Entertainment Group.

-- Triple Tigers Records brought on Kevin Herring as svp of promotion. Herring's resum√© includes leadership roles at Warner, Disney’s Lyric Street Records and Mercury Nashville.

-- Michaelangelo L’Acqua was named the new global music director for Brickell City Centre.

-- Music and tour marketing agent Adam Vodofsky has been promoted to director of tour marketing for APA’s concerts department.

-- Andrea Faulk has been promoted to tour publicist at Mitch Schneider Organization (MSO).

-- Sheila Richman has been promoted to executive vice president, press and media for Atlantic Records, based in New York City. 

-- Veteran music manager Randy Jackson joins the Faction Talent Management Services roster of manager partners.

-- David Wolter was named executive vice president of Virgin Records. In his new role, Wolter will sign and develop artists for Virgin, as well as oversee recording projects for new and established artists.

-- Cameo Carlson will head the newly-launched mtheory Nashville, where she will serve as president.

-- The Door: An Idea House has expanded its Los Angeles operation with the addition of executive vice president Caroline Bubnis

-- SoundExchange appoints Warner Music Group’s Ron Wilcox to its board of directors.


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