January’s Notable Hirings, Firings, and Promotions

January 30th, 2015

Zach Horowitz has left the National Music Publisher’s Association. He will be replaced by Jody Gerson, Chairman and CEO of Universal Publishing.

Nick Roden, formerly the Commercial Director at Defected Records, has recently been appointed by INgrooves Music Group as the Director of International Business Development.

After only seven months, Mike Randall left his position as Head of Revenue at Snapchat.

Warner Music Latina has promoted Gabriela Martinez to SVP of Marketing for Warner Music Latin America and General Manager of Warner Music Latina.

Rdio’s UK Team has brought in three new hires, including Hong Nguyen as the Head of  EMEA, Alex Vlassopolus as VP and Head of Business Development, and Luke Anthony as Director of Business and Legal Affairs.

PledgeMusic appointed Alyssa Crevier as Global Head of Brand, for which she has left her position as Global Manager of Artist Marketing and Original Content at Spotify.

Chris Giansante, former Senior Analyst at ole, has been promoted to General Manager of Administration.

Mahesh Narayanan joins Saavn as their new COO, leaving behind an operational leadership position for advertising company Sociomatic.

Black Dog UK, a brand representing directors of celebrity music videos, has appointed Katie Dolan as its new Head.

Gary Gersh, formerly CEO of The Artists Organization, has joined AEG Live as President of Global Talent.