Executive Shuffles: Live Nation, Kobalt Music Publishing, IFPI, LoveLive…

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Live Nation Entertainment has hired Phil Seward as SVP of Relationship and Loyalty Marketing. Seward was previously at Virgin America, where he handled customer loyalty initiatives.

Kobalt Music Publishing has hired Jamie McLaughlin as Creative Director. McLaughlin was most recently Director of Creative Services for Pop/Rock at ASCAP.

Sony Music Entertainment‘s Denis Handlin has been elected Chairman of the Asia Pacific Regional Board of the IFPI. Handlin is Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australia and New Zealand and is President of Sony Music Asia. George Ash, President of Universal Music Asia Pacific, was elected Vice Chair of the Board.

“Music media company” LoveLive has named Mark Cranwell CCO. They’ve also promoted Kevin Molloy to Head of Production in Europe and Daniel Monsell to Head of Creative Development & Talent Booking. Peter Gaston is now Creative Director of Show Cobra, the company’s U.S. production house and agency.


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