Richard Conlon is now Universal Music Publishing Group‘s Special Advisor on Performing Rights. Conlon was previously SVP of Corporate Strategy, Communications, and New Media at BMI. He left his position earlier this year to pursue other opportunities.
Last week Capitol Records laid off around 14 people as part of a restructuring. The label is planning on hiring additional people in the coming weeks. Layoffs include Katy Perry’s longtime publicist Heidi Anne-Noel, Leslie Hermelin of Astralwerks, Lucy Robinson of Harvest Records, Gihan Salem of Capitol, and longtime Blue Note Records publicist J.R. Rich. Ambrosia Healy was recently hired to oversee publicity at all of Capitol’s labels.Sonic branding company Man Made Music has hired Kevin Perlmutter as SVP and Chief Strategist. Perlmutter was previously Senior Director of Brand Strategy at Interbrand.
Chris Tsakalakis recently left his position as StubHub‘s President. Tsakalakis has been in this position since 2007. StubHub is looking for a replacement.
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