Here’s a recap of recent executive shuffles — including both hirings and in-house promotions — from across the music industry.
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Songtradr has hired former Universal Music exec Mike Tunnicliffe to serve as EVP of brand solutions for the newly created “Vinyl by Songtradr” platform.
Additionally, Joe Belliotti, formerly head of global music for Coca-Cola, has become Vinyl by Songtradr’s SVP of brand solutions.
Former BPI chairman and EMI Music UK CEO Tony Wadsworth has been named chair of the BRIT Trust.
Warner Music’s ADA Asia has tapped KKBOX veteran Chiou Rei Min to lead its Greater China division.
Plus, former QUAN Entertainment exec Jin Hwang will become ADA Asia’s head of Korea, and former BMG team member Tan Wei Keng has signed on as director of business operations.
ICM Partners has made a series of leadership changes across its concerts division, including appointing longtime exec Mark Siegel to head of worldwide concerts. He will replace Rob Prinz, who voluntarily stepped down “to go back to becoming a full-time touring agent” for clients including Jerry Seinfeld.
14-year ICM veteran Robert Gibbs will take over Siegel’s previous duties as head of music, whereas Matt Bates is now head of international and head of Europe.
Former Def Jam and Live Nation exec Faisel Durrani has joined Looped as co-CEO.
AlphaTheta Music Americas’ Pioneer DJ has hired Chad Bscherer to serve as direct sales manager, focusing on the Midwest region, and Daniel Yount has joined the sales team as eCommerce coordinator.
Pioneer also announced two promotions, elevating roughly four-year company vets JeanPierre Rivas and Ryan Roth to digital marketing strategist and brand marketing strategist, respectively.
PRS for Music
Former Walt Disney Company executive Dan Gopal will begin as PRS for Music’s chief commercial officer on March 1st.
Audoo has brought on Will Mills, formerly of Shazam, Warner Music, and LyricFind, to serve as chief commercial officer.
TuneIn has added six board members and made four executive appointments. Paul Brody has become chief technology officer, Joe King is now chief product officer, and Rob Deichert is serving as chief revenue officer.
Yasmin Coffey, for her part, has been promoted to chief legal officer.
Better Noise Music
Dan Waite, who joined Better Noise Music as managing director of Europe in 2017, has become the company’s president.
Former West One Music Group international development manager Rachel Menzies has joined BMG as senior director of original repertoire services.