Executive Shuffles: Universal Music Group, 24-7 Entertainment, Bicycle, Good Ear, Schott

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Jake Wisely, Bicycle’s new CEO.

Universal Music Group‘s President of Global Digital Business Rob Wells announced today that he is leaving his position after 14 years. Wells did not cite a specific reason for leaving, but said: “whatever entrepreneurial opportunity I explore next, I will always have a close relationship with everyone at Universal Music Group“.

Frank Taubert, CEO of 24-7 Entertainment, announced he will be stepping down. Taubert co-founded the company 15 years ago. He says he will focus on angel investing, consulting, and will serve as an advisor for 24-7 Entertainment’s parent company Media-Saturn Holding.

Richard Dinnadge has been hired as International Business Development Director by Schott Music, reports Complete Music Update.  Dinnadge was previously head of music and video at Reader’s Digest.

Good Ear Music Supervision, a music supervision company that has worked with Apple, Google, and others, has hired Jackie Shuman as Music Supervisor.  Shuman was previously Head of Sync at Crush Management.

The Bicycle Music Company’s Jake Wisely has been promoted to CEO.  Wisely was previously Co-President.


Nina Ulloa covers breaking news, tech, and more: @nine_u

2 Responses

  1. WOW Remi Swierczek WOW

    Dear Mr. Grainge, I will take your vacant spot free of charge for just 30 days.

    We can put the industry on proper track and light up cigars open champagnes and observe the take off to $100B business by 2020.
    I mean it. Lost Nation is my closest jet-port.

    • Remi Swierczek

      It explains my emails to EMPTY BUCKET.
      On cutting edge projects you deliver at once or burn-out in 2-3 years.
      14 years in charge of global digital business sounds scarrrrry! Now we understand why and where we are.

      My offer above still standing! $100B MUSIC INDUSTRY by 2020 @ 39¢ a tune