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Rick Krim says goodbye to Sony/ATV.
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Rick Krim says goodbye to Sony/ATV.
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Rick Krim says goodbye to Sony/ATV.

Here’s a wrap on the latest music industry hirings, firings, and retirings.

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In2une Music — Elana Riggle

Radio promotion and music marketing firm In2une Music has just bumped Elana Riggle to Vice President, Promotion.  Riggle will oversee the company’s radio campaigns on a national level.  In2une was acquired by Kobalt’s AWAL label services group back in June.

Musicians On Call — Steve Savoca

Steve Savoca has joined Musicians On Call, a non-profit that brings live and recorded music to patients in healthcare facilities. He will serve on the organization’s National Board of Directors.

Pulse Music Group — Maria Egan

Pulse Music Group has renewed a multi-year deal with Maria Egan to stay on as President and Head of Creative.  Egan, who is also a partner, oversees the company’s creative strategy and runs its A&R team.

iHeartMedia — Angel Aristone

Angel Aristone has been promoted to executive vice president of communications for iHeartMedia.  Aristone joined the company in 2011 as vice president of communications.

Songtrust — Joe Conyers III

Songtrust has elevated its co-founder and general manager Joe Conyers III to the position of Chief Strategy Officer.  He will be responsible for developing and driving the company’s strategic priorities across the organization.

BBC — Bob Shennan

BBC has promoted Bob Shennan to the newly created role of Group Managing Director.  He previously served as the Director of Radio and Music for the British broadcaster.  Shennan is responsible for a broad number of areas, including strategy, policy, legal, commercial rights, and business affairs.

Sony Music Entertainment — Amanda Collins

SME has appointed Amanda Collins as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Corporate Communications. She formerly served as the Global Head of Communications for the IMAX Corporation.

Sony/ATV Music Publishing — Rick Krim Leaving

Jon Platt will assume his job as CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing in April, but co-president Rick Krim is out this month. He was appointed to the role in 2015 to head A&R in Los Angeles.

Mom + Pop — Hallie Anderson and Jessica Page

The Mom + Pop label has announced that Hallie Anderson and Jessica Page are serving as the company’s first female co-GMs. Anderson was also appointed head of marketing, while Page dons stripes as head of digital.

JEM Music Group — Naz Idelji

JEM Music Group has appointed Naz Idelji to the position of Managing Director. Idelji will oversee TS5 Presents, a joint venture between Colin Lester and Craig David.

7digital — Julia Hubbard

7digital has announced the appointment of Julia Hubbard as its new full-time Chief Financial Officer.  David Holmwood will hand over responsibilities to Hubbard in the coming weeks.

Splice — Various New Hires

Along with a fresh round of funding of nearly $58 million, Splice has announced several new executive hires. Former product lead for Apple Music (and Beats by Dre VP) Ryan Walsh is the new chief product officer.  Chris Acquaviva is now the company’s CFO.  Kavita Vora has joined as Splice’s chief people officer.