Scott Greer has been named Executive Vice
President of Capitol Music Group. The move was announced by CMG
Chairman and CEO Steve Barnett, to whom Greer will report. Paul
Karpowicz, President of the Meredith Local Media Group, was elected
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)
at a BMIs last board meeting in Nashville. The IFPI has hired
Dr. David Price, previously Director of Piracy and Counterfeit Analysis
at NetNames, a brand protection company, as Head of Anti-Piracy
Research and Analysis. 7digital has promoted Kyle Pierce to Vice
President of Music Partnerships. Pierce previously worked in business
development and music publisher relations.
Viacom Entertainment and Music Groups has promoted Eddie Dalva to
Executive Vice President of Content and Programming Enterprises.
Def Jam Recordings has promoted Bill Evans to Vice President of
Urban Promotion and SMH Records has hired John Nicholas as General
Manager. Nicholas left his position as Vice President of Sales at
Universal Music Distribution to make the move after a twenty-five
year tenure with the company. Risa Matsuki has been promoted to
VP, Promotions at the Beggars Group of labels (4AD, Matador Records,
Rough Trade Records, XL Recordings and Young Turks). Tom Osborn
was appointed to VP/Marketing for Kobalt Label Services. Eddie Dalva
was named Executive VP of Content and Programming Enterprises, Viacom
Entertainment and Music Groups.
Long-term promotion executive Bruce Shindler announced his retirement
from the music business after a 41-year tenure, to take effect at
the end of 2014. Downtown Music Publishing appointed senior ASCAP
executive Andrew Sparkler as VP, Business Affairs & Operations.
Ali Bianchi joined Primary Wave Music as label publicist following
their recent joint venture deal with BMG. Def Jam Recordings promoted
Bill Evans to VP, Urban Promotion. Sony/ATV has partnered with Adam
Alpert to form a new music publishing company named Selector Songs.
Atlas Music Publishing (Atlas) has acquired the catalog of one of
Nashville musics most successful independent music publishers,
Combustion Music. The highly sought after deal marks the opening
of Atlas Music Publishings Nashville offices and launches
a long-term joint venture with Combustion Music under the banner
After a 15 year stint, Bill Carr, Amazon's head of digital music
and video is exiting the company with no word yet as to his next
adventure. That's all for now.
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