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Warner Chappell, Arista, Muserk, More

Warner Chappell, Arista, Muserk, More
In certainly one of March’s music trade hires and promotions, Musicbed named Chris Lavarias (pictured) head of its newly launched movie and tv division. Picture Credit score: Musicbed 

Right here’s a recap of current music trade hires and in-house promotions as of March seventeenth, 2023.

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Warner Chappell Music (WCM)

Warner Chappell Music has employed The Artist’s Legal professional founder Catalina Santa Peña as WCM Colombia’s managing director, whereas former Meta and Google music exec Arica Ng has signed on as president of WCM Asia Pacific.


Veronica Sanjines, beforehand VP of promoting at Warner Data, has joined Sony Music’s Arista Data as normal supervisor.

300 Leisure

Warner Music’s 300 Leisure has introduced three promotions, upping seven-year firm vet Ryan MacTaggart to SVP of artist improvement and way of life advertising, elevating former Columbia higher-up Gary Sargeant to VP of city and rhythm promotion, and naming former UMG exec Michael McArthur VP of A&R.


9-year Broadcast Music, Inc. workforce member John Coletta has been promoted to SVP and managing director, worldwide.


Muserk has employed former Common Music Publishing Group information skilled Sophia Pin as music rights technical administrator.


LearnCore co-founder Vishal Shah is now CEO of Chicago-headquartered Screencastify. The self-described “main end-to-end video creation platform” has additionally named Paul Ray (likewise a LearnCore vet and most lately an Amazon Net Providers higher-up) CTO and promoted former EAB VP Alex Stepien to president and CRO.


Fort Price’s Musicbed has tapped Hidden Monitor Music vet Chris Lavarias to go its newly launched movie and tv division.

Extremely Worldwide Music Publishing

Extremely Worldwide Music Publishing and its Helix Data “sister firm” have introduced on Vanessa Kanapin (beforehand with Budde Music) as director of A&R for Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

Belmont College

Brittany Schaffer (who has for 5 years been Spotify’s head of artist and label partnerships in Nashville) is poised to start as dean of Belmont College’s Mike Curb Faculty of Leisure and Music Enterprise on Could 1st.


Metaverse studio Karta, which launched in 2021, has formally introduced former Hipgnosis and EMI exec Tony Barnes as its co-founder.

Latham & Watkins LLP

Former Greenberg Traurig and iHeartMedia legal professional Gabe Fleet has joined Latham & Watkins as a accomplice within the agency’s connectivity, privateness, and knowledge apply.


Publishing vet Nigel Elderton has develop into chairman of music expertise firm Audoo.

Common Music Publishing Group (UMPG)

Former BMI VP of inventive for Europe Shirin Foroutan has joined UMPG as SVP and GM for Europe, succeeding GM of European operations Simon Baker, who’s set to “proceed on the firm in a senior administration capability.”

Moreover, 21-year workforce member Jonas Wikström is succeeding Martin Ingeström (who will retire in June) to develop into Common Music Publishing Scandinavia’s MD of the Nordics.

First Artists Administration (FAM)

FAM has employed Zoe Hart (who joins from Faber Music) as an agent in its European workplace and elevated Hailey Flame (who’s been with the corporate for greater than two years) to the identical place in Los Angeles.

Warner Music

Following the departure of Warner Music CEO Stephen Cooper, EVP and CFO Eric Levin has introduced that he’ll retire later this yr.


SoundCloud president Eliah Seton has changed Michael Weissman because the music-sharing platform’s CEO; Weissman only in the near past joined Wade Davis’ ForgeLight VC as a accomplice.