1. Spirit Music Group Names Former Def Jam Exec Joe Borrino COO/CFO

    April 18, 2019 10:48 AM EDT Spirit Music Group has appointed former Island/Def Jam Music Group executive Joe Borrino to chief operating officer and chief financial officer, the independent publisher announced today (April 18). Based in the company's New York headquarter ...

  2. Warner/Chappell Ups Ryan Press to President, US A&R

    April 17, 2019 6:05 PM EDT Among recent wins, Press paired the publisher's Swae Lee and Carter Lang with Post Malone for the smash “Sunflower.” Warner/Chappell Music has elevated Ryan Press to president, A&R in the U.S., the publisher announces today (April 17). Ba ...

  3. Anne del Castillo Named NYC Media and Entertainment Commissioner, Replacing Julie Menin

    April 17, 2019 5:30 PM EDT The role comes with a focus on promoting diversity in the city's media and entertainment workforce. New York City's bustling media and entertainment economy has a new boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio is officially appointing film production an ...

  4. Executive Turntable: Moves at Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Monotone, ASCAP & More

    April 12, 2019 4:53 PM EDT Tom Kelly has been promoted to global chief financial officer of Sony/ATV Music Publishing , the company announced Thursday (April 11). Elicia Felix-Hughey has also been hired as the new senior vp global human resources. Both will be based in New ...

  5. Executive Turntable: Moves at RIAA, RCA Records UK, SeatGeek & More

    April 05, 2019 4:34 PM EDT Jackie Jones has joined RIAA as vp artist and industry relations, the organization announced on Monday (April 1). She will be based in the company’s Nashville office and work in tandem with RIAA veteran Joel Flatow on the industry relations team. ...

  6. Reservoir Recruits John Ozier for Nashville Outpost

    April 01, 2019 3:05 PM EDT Reservoir is open for business in Nashville. The indie publisher launched its fifth global office in Music City on Monday (April 1), headed up by  John Ozier .  As executive vp creative, Ozier will oversee Reservoir's Nashville operations, in ...

  7. Martin Bandier Bids Adieu to Sony/ATV Music Publishing

    April 01, 2019 11:00 AM EDT Stepping down from the helm of music’s top publishing company, the industry stalwart reflects on his pioneering legacy, transforming a once-staid business and what’s next: “Not working for anyone else.” The office of outgoing Sony/ATV Music Publis ...

  8. Executive Turntable: Moves at Warner Bros. Records, Blackberry Records, Kobalt & More

    March 29, 2019 4:27 PM EDT Warner Bros. Records has promoted Ben Larsen to senior vp international marketing, the company announced March 25. He will remain headquartered in the label’s Los Angeles office and report to Warner Bros. co-chairman and chief operating officer  T ...

  9. 7digital Names John Aalbers CEO As Simon Cole Exits

    March 25, 2019 2:33 PM EDT London-based digital services company 7digital has appointed a new leader, John Aalbers , with current director/CEO Simon Cole scheduled to step down in April. Cole, who has led 7digital since its formation from a reverse merger with UBC Media in ...

  10. Executive Turntable: Moves at 10K Projects, Mom + Pop, Mascot Label Group & More

    March 22, 2019 4:03 PM EDT K Projects  named  Binish Mahmood  the independent label's . new vp A&R on Thursday (March 21). She will be based in both Miami and Los Angeles. "Binish's relationships in the creative community run deep and she has proven to ...

  11. Executive Turntable: Moves at Columbia Records, Songtrust, Concord & More

    March 15, 2019 4:47 PM EDT Columbia Records has named John Strazza  senior vp promotion for Columbia and head of promotion for RECORDS, where he has been a member of the staff since 2016. In his new role for Columbia, he will spearhead radio campaigns and initiatives for th ...

  12. Executive Turntable: Moves at Sony/ATV Music Publishing, BMG, AWAL, Gibson & More

    March 08, 2019 4:29 PM EST Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) named Mitch Ballard senior director of creative on Feb. 19 for the company’s new office in Austin, Texas. He will report to Jody Williams , vp creative, and Mason Hunter, assistant vp creative, both in the company’s Nas ...

  13. Best Coast, Sigur Rós & Ziggy Marley Launching New Podcasts With Signal Co. No1

    March 06, 2019 6:05 PM EST 'Serial' co-creator Julie Snyder is joining the company as producer-at-large. Music podcast label Sigal Co. No1 is growing its ranks with the recruitment of  Serial  and  S-Town  producer Julie Snyder , plus a slate of new podcasts to co ...

  14. Executive Turntable: Moves at CD Baby, Omnian Music Group, Live Nation Entertainment & More

    March 01, 2019 3:00 PM EST CD Baby is bolstering it’s international operations with a number of new hires including  Henriette Heimdal  as market development coordinator in London,  Darryl Hurs  as representative in Toronto,  Johanna Rivera  as representative in Colombia an ...

  15. Capitol Christian Music Group Ups Brad O'Donnell and Hudson Plachy to Co-Presidents

    February 26, 2019 10:10 AM EST Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG) is promoting  Brad O'Donnell and Hudson Plachy  to co-presidents, the company announces today (Feb. 26).  In their expanded roles, O'Donnell and Plachy will oversee all day-to-day aspects of the Unive ...

  16. Executive Turntable: Moves at Island Records, Tracklib, Audiomack & More

    February 22, 2019 4:44 PM EST Island Records  announced the appointment of  Christine Kauffman  to senior vice president of brand partnerships on Feb. 20. She will report to chief operating officer  Eric Wong. “The fast-paced and competitive field of strategic brand marketing ...

  17. Executive Turntable: Moves at Warner/Chappell Music, Downtown, Tunedly

    February 15, 2019 11:38 AM EST Warner/Chappell Music  announced the appointment of  Ashley Winton  as senior vice president of creative services on Feb. 13. She will report to  Carianne Marshall  the co-chair and coo and work alongside  Rich Robinson  the executive vice preside ...

  18. Executive Turntable: Moves at Capitol Music Group, Musicians On Call, & More

    February 11, 2019 1:37 PM EST Capitol Music Group  announced the hire of  Emmanuelle Cuny  as senior vice president of video production on Feb. 5. "I am super thrilled to bring my unique creative eye to such an iconic company and its passionate team, and look forward to s ...

  19. Executive Turntable: Moves at Warner/Chappell Nashville, iHeartMedia & More

    February 01, 2019 4:26 PM EST Warner/Chappel Music announced the promotion of Ben Vaughn to CEO of the company's Nashville division on Wednesday (Jan. 30). He will contiue to serve as president of Warner/Chappell Nashville, a position he's held since 2017. Vaughn wil ...

  20. Executive Turntable: Moves at iHeartMedia, Arista Records, Radio Disney Network & More

    January 25, 2019 5:10 PM EST iHeartMedia  promoted  Brad Hardin  to chief operating officer for its national programming group on Friday (Jan. 25) effective immediately. He will report to  Tom Poleman , iHeartMedia's chief programing officer. “I couldn’t ask for a better ...

  21. Sony Music Pairs With Logic Manager Chris Zarou to Launch Visionary Records

    January 24, 2019 11:51 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment on Thursday (Jan. 24) announced a worldwide talent development pact with Chris Zarou , music entrepreneur and manager for Logic , Jon Bellion and others.  Together, they'll launch the new Sony Music imprint Visionary ...

  22. Executive Turntable: Moves at Vevo, ASCAP, A2IM & More

    January 18, 2019 6:04 PM EST Vevo  announced JP Evangelista 's   promotion to senior vice president of content, program and marketing on Tuesday (Jan. 15). "Working with artists and their teams to maximize the impact and value of their music videos is hugely rewardi ...

  23. Ayelet Schiffman Named SVP, Head of Promotion at Island Records

    January 07, 2019 10:51 AM EST Island Records announced on Monday (Jan. 7) the appointment of  Ayelet Schiffman  to the role of senior vice president/head of promotion. She will report directly to COO  Eric Wong . "Ayelet has an incredible reputation and track record of su ...

  24. Executive Turntable: Moves at iHeartMedia, Apple Music & More

    January 04, 2019 4:32 PM EST Hetal Patel  official takes over as executive vice president of SmartAudio Intelligence Insights. She will join iHeartMedia 's team dedicated to consumer insights, market intelligence and tracking industry trends and report to  Brian Kaminsky ...

  25. Executive Turntable: Moves at Atlantic Records UK, iHeartMedia, BMG & More

    December 20, 2018 5:50 PM EST Atlantic Records UK  announced on Tuesday (Dec. 18) Callum Caulfield has been promoted to marketing director, effective immediately. He will report to  Katie White , the label's general manager. "With both a data-driven and empathetic un ...

  26. Executive Turntable: Moves at BMG, Pandora, VidCon & More

    December 11, 2018 4:58 PM EST BMG  announced on Monday (Dec. 10) the hire of  Eric Scott  as svp, rights administration and royalty services. He will be in charge of BMG U.S.' publishing royalties, master royalties, mechanical licensing and copyright administration. Scott ...

  27. Executive Turntable: Moves at Warner Music Group, RCA Records, SAG-AFTRA & More

    December 07, 2018 6:50 PM EST Warner Music Group announced the hire of Oana Ruxandra  in the new position of evp, new business channels -- chief acquisition officer on Monday (Dec. 3). She will report directly to WMG CEO  Steve Cooper,  working with the company's digital ...

  28. Hannah Karp Named Editorial Director of Billboard Media Group

    December 06, 2018 8:05 AM EST Industry veteran promoted to newly-created role overseeing all multi-platform editorial coverage. Billboard Media Group is proud to announce today that Hannah Karp has been named Editorial Director effective immediately. The newly created role mar ...

  29. BMG Splits US Executive Team, Zach Katz to Exit at Year's End

    December 05, 2018 3:00 PM EST BMG announced today (Dec. 5) that it would be splitting its U.S. repertoire teams into three distinct units, each with the same authority and autonomy as its individual global operations, according to company CEO Hartwig Masuch . The announcement ...

  30. Eric Sundermann Named Head of Content at The Fader

    December 03, 2018 2:00 PM EST Eric Sundermann  has been appointed head of content at  The Fader , the company announced Monday (Dec. 3), becoming the first person to hold that role. He will report to Andy Cohn , the company's president and publisher. In the newly-created ...