TuneCore, Recording Academy, Patreon, More


Music industry veteran Andreea Gleeson, who has been elevated to CEO of TuneCore. Photo credit: TuneCore

Here’s a recap of recent executive shifts – including internal hires and promotions – across the music industry.

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Believe’s TuneCore has promoted Andreea Gleeson, Chief Revenue Officer, to CEO, while Matt Barrington, a nearly 12-year veteran of the company, continues as COO and expands “his scope. operational to encompass all departments of TuneCore “.

Warner Music Canada

Kristen Burke, an executive of Universal Music Canada for over 20 years, will take office as President of Warner Music Canada on October 18, replacing Steve Kane, 17-year-old President.


Former WME Talent Agent Avi Gandhi has taken over as Head of Designer Partnerships at Patreon.

Taco Bell

Taco Bell a enlisted Lil Nas X – the second best-selling Sony Music artist in Q2 2021 – to serve as the first responsible for the impact. The post will see the rapper and the fast food chain “deliver an exclusive experience around the upcoming release of” Montero and promote “the latest menu innovations from Taco Bell”.

Board of Directors of the Recording Academy

The songwriters’ wing of the newly launched Recording Academy has created a board of directors, which is “made up of music creators from various backgrounds and genres” and “will meet regularly to inform the community. direction of the wing and take [the] lead in promoting the recognition of all genres of songwriters.

Said music creators, 23 people from the 12 chapters of the Recording Academy as well as members of the Latin Recording Academy, include: Ivan Barias, JJ Hairston, Tayla Parx, Edgar Barrera, Sam Hollander, Bruce Robison, Mason Bates, J. Ivy , Georgia Stitt, Emily Bear, Brett James, Justin Tranter, Claudia Brant, Savan Kotecha, Christopher Tin, Bryan-Michael Cox, Luciano Luna, Emily Warren, Erika Ender, Lori McKenna, Jay Weigel, Sue Ennis and Eduardo Osorio.

TuneCore France

Former Universal Music UK Director Sarah Wilson has been appointed President of TuneCore UK.

Excelation Music

Exceleration Music has hired Bigger Boat Artist Services co-founder Darin Soler as head of global marketing and business partnerships. In addition, Donna Feeley became responsible for the accounting and business administration of the company.

Finally, Entertainment One’s former digital operations assistant Larissa Woss has joined Exceleration as head of digital operations, and Tee Pee Records’ creative director, Andy Kman, has signed on as head of physical operations.


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