October’s Notable Hirings, Firings & Promotions

October 30th, 2011

Billboard‘s lost a few good men: General Manager of Digital George White and SVP of Digital for Prometheus Global Media Josh Engroff have left the company.

Grooveshark has lost Director of Content Acquisition Aaron Ford.

Warner Bros. Records has named J. Scavo, leaving Disney Music Group, its new Senior Vice President of New Media.

David Krinsky moved from Rhapsody to Google.

At Clear Channel Radio, Brian Lakamp has been promoted to the newly-created slot of president of Clear Channel Digital, while Pablo Calamera becomes CTO.

Collaborative publishing network Wikia named Craig Palmer, former Gracenote CEO, as its new CEO.

Pandora named Simon Fleming-Wood as Chief Marketing Officer.

VEVO has hired Jim Macnie as its Editorial Director.

Universal Music Group has let go of Interscope Geffen A&M Senior Vice President Ted Mico.

UMG also said goodbye to Senior Vice President of Marketing & Product Development Mitch Rotter.