Amazon Music has appointed Kirdis Postelle as global head of artist marketing, a new position at the company. Most recently executive vp and general manager at Hitco Entertainment, Postelle begins her Los Angeles-based position today (March 9). She reports to Ryan Redington, director of Amazon Music.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Kirdis to the Amazon Music team,” said Redington in a statement announcing Postelle’s appointment. “As we continue to scale globally, there isn’t a better leader than Kirdis to drive the team through our next stage of growth. Her work with artists, across every genre and stage of their career, brings so much value to our customers and to the industry. We can’t wait for Kirdis to get started.”
Added Postelle, “There’s an incredible opportunity within Amazon Music to create massive, cross-function campaigns for established and developing artists, while continuing to work with management teams and record labels on new and innovative ways to help expand an artist’s audience. Amazon Music has the reach and the stage to provide the innovation needed to bring new and exciting opportunities to artists and fans. Music and artists are my passion, and I’m thrilled to be joining a team that’s leading the industry toward developing campaigns and partnerships that will have a positive impact on music and culture.”
Prior to Hitco, co-founded by L.A. Reid and Charles Goldstuck, Postelle held the post of senior vp at Warner Bros. Records (now Warner Records). Her industry background includes serving as senior vp of marketing at Capitol Music Group and a 17-year tenure as general manager at Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment label. Also a member of MusiCares’ board of directors, Postelle has worked with a diverse range of artists from Dua Lipa, Andra Day and Lil Pump to Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer over the course of her career.