Executive Turntable: New Hires at Warner Bros. Records, Imagem, UK Music & More
Allyson Cherny-Weston is appointed vice president of brand partnerships with Warner Bros. Records.
-- Allyson Cherny-Weston is appointed vice president of brand partnerships with Warner Bros. Records. Previously, Weston was senior director of global band partnerships for Sony’s RCA Records. The company also names Carlos Ogando senior national urban & rhythm promotion director.
-- Imagem USA welcomes Jeremy Yohai as the head of A&R, where he will be responsible for developing the company’s roster of artists, songwriters and catalogues along with forming and fostering relationships with new talent.
-- Music influencer, Michael Dugher is named chief executive of UK Music.
-- The seasoned music veteran, Rebecca Allen has accepted her new role as president of Decca Records Group UK from Universal Music UK. Her previous posts at the label include director of media, general media and managing media.
-- The electronic music production company, LiveStyle scores former Universal Music Group vet. Chris Monaco as their new chief revenue officer.
-- Universal Music Publishing Group promotes Michael Sammis from evp of operations to president of Universal Publishing Music.
-- Rhino Entertainment gains Mike Engstrom as senior vice president of global marketing and global catalog management where he will manage the release schedule of the label under physical and digital platforms.
-- Former Interscope director of revenue, Nicole Csabai has announced new position at Big Machine Label Group as vp revenue and sales.
-- Steve Swenson takes on new role as director of licensing for Warner/Chappell Production company.
-- Maggie Noonan makes moves with Th!ink Media & Marketing with appointed role of manager of client services.
-- VMS Live makes waves with two new hires within their promotions division. Isla Miskelly will serve as the commercial manager and Sarah-Louise Jones as the promoters’ assistant.
-- Freddie de Wall is set to become chief operating officer for the German-based promoter FKP Scorpio. His duties include forming international projects and growing new business ventures across domestic and abroad platforms.
-- Downtown Music Publishing expands with 10 new hires to add to the team, citing Dan Bettes, Britnee Foreman, Ken Kashiwagi, Kayte Olsufka, Ariel Hong, Ally Marcus, Diana Mathangani, Oliver Monaco, Katie Roth, and Danny Weinfeld to support their developing catalogue.