Indie distributor TuneCore announced today that longtime CEO Scott Ackerman has decided to step down, effective April 15. He’ll stay on in an advisory role reporting to Denis Ladegaillerie, CEO of owner Believe Group, the company said.
A search for a new CEO is underway.
Ackerman joined TuneCore in 2010 as COO and has run the company since 2012, when then-CEO/president Jeff Price and fellow co-founder Peter Wells departed. He was officially promoted to CEO in May 2014. Prior to joining TuneCore, he held executive roles at eHarmony, Orbitz and in the airline industry.