Major independent publishing company Peermusic has promoted two people, according to Billboard. Yvonne Drazan is now VP of the West Coast Latin Division. Julio Bagué is now VP of the Latin Division for the East Coast and Puerto Rico.
Music Publishing Group has named Rebekah Alperin SVP of Marketing and Communications. Alperin was most recently SVP of Worldwide Communications and Marketing at Kobalt.
Aspiro AB has named Christopher Hart CFO, expanding his role. Hart is currently CFO of WiMP. Aspiro is WiMP’s parent company.
In other unfortunate industry news…
DJ Rashad‘s cause of death is an accidental drug overdose. Rashad died at the beginning of April, and the initial autopsy was inconclusive. Heroin, cocaine, and Xanax were in his system at the time of death. DJ Rashad had a significant impact on Chicago and footwork. He was signed to Hyperdub Records.
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