Latest Music Industry Jobs: UMPG, WME, Hipgnosis, Warner Records, More

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Lucy Dickins, WME’s global head of contemporary music and touring. Photo Credit: WME

Here’s a recap of recent music industry jobs — including both hirings and in-house promotions — as of August 26th, 2022.

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UMPG

Universal Music Publishing Group has announced that nine-year company veteran David Gray will head the newly established Global Creative Group while continuing as EVP and head of U.S. A&R.

Factory New

Anthony Martini, one of the execs behind virtual rapper FN Meka, has exited Factory New (which he co-founded) amid public outcry over the digital character.

WME

WME has upped former ITB team member Lucy Dickins to global head of contemporary music and touring.

Warner Records

Warner Records has promoted four-year employee Sean Stevens to VP of A&R and head of research and analytics.

Hipgnosis

Hipgnosis Song Management has enlisted former BMG COO Benjamin Katovsky to serve as its own COO and president.

AIF

Nine-year Association of Independent Festivals CEO Paul Reed is preparing to step down in November.

SXSW

Bossy Music founder Claire Collins is now SXSW Sydney’s head of music.

BMI

Broadcast Music, Inc. has laid off a reported 10 percent of its workforce after failing to execute a multibillion-dollar sale.

Litmus Music

Litmus Music has brought on nearly five-year BMG exec Monti Olson as president.

Nvak Collective

“Next generation record label” Nvak Collective has hired longtime CG supervisor Tamir Diab as chief computer graphics officer.

ONErpm

ONErpm has named Allison Hamamura (previously with Hollywood Records) GM for Los Angeles and VP of A&R, whereas three-year team member Joseph Aldulaimi has been promoted to VP of A&R.

AIM

After six years as CEO, Paul Pacifico will depart the Association of Independent Music at 2022’s end.