Lionsgate is expanding its creative team with the promotion of Russell Ziecker to the newly-created position of VP of TV Music and A&R.

Ziecker, alongside Lionsgate Music president Jay Faires, will continue to head Lionsgate’s music operations in creative affairs, overseeing music for television while pushing the company’s A&R efforts.

“I’ve known Russell for almost 20 years going back to the early days of Mammoth," says Faires.

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