Team 8 Management founder Rich Cohen joins Mick Artist Management as a partner, joining company founder Michael McDonald and GM Jonathan Eshak in the partnership. Cohen founded Team 8 in 2007 and represents such clients as Passion Pit, Tokyo Police Club, Lord Huron and St. Lucia. All acts are expected to move with Cohen to Brooklyn-based Mick Artist Management. “Rich is a pro, and approaches career musicians the same way we do,” McDonald says, adding that the Mick infrastructure, including in-house tour marketing, digital and radio promotion staff, will benefit Cohen’s clients. “It’s a great fit all around, and we’re thrilled to have him onboard.” Mick Artist Management’s client roster includes John Mayer, Ray LaMontagne, the Walkmen, Walk the Moon, Brett Dennen, Deer Tick, Justin Townes Earle, Real Estate and White Denim.
BMI names Michael O’Neill president/CEO. He replaces Del Bryant. O’Neill was senior VP of repertoire and licensing.
Pandora appoints digital advertising veteran Brian McAndrews CEO/president/chairman. He replaces Joe Kennedy. McAndrews was president/CEO of aQuantive.
PledgeMusic names John Lenac head of business development. He was founder/CEO at TechIT Media Group.
Universal Music Group promotes Michael Alexander to senior VP of international for Island Def Jam, Motown and Republic Records. He was VP of Island Def Jam.
Warner Music Nashville ups Jeremy Holley to senior VP of consumer and interactive marketing. He was VP.
The Chamber Group names Isabel Quinteros senior director of its Los Angeles office. She was account supervisor at PMK*BNC.