Music industry

Atlantic Records, Downtown, Ye, Hipgnosis

Music industry veteran Aton Ben-Horin, new Global Executive Vice President A&R of Atlantic Records Group. Photo credit: Warner Music Group

Here’s a recap of recent management shakeups — including internal hires and promotions — across the music industry.

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Atlantic Record Group

Warner Music’s Atlantic Records Group, including Atlantic Records as well as Elektra Music Group, has promoted 10-year WMG team member Aton Ben-Horin to Executive Vice President of Global A&R. Former Ultra Music Festival director Ben-Horin has also “launched a publishing partnership with Warner Chappell Music”.

Downtown Music Services

Downtown Music Services has promoted former CD Baby manager Dan Miller to director of customer services, while David Labovitch, a Downtown veteran of nearly seven years, has been promoted to director of operations at contents.

Utopia Music

Utopia has hired Jonathan Abon (formerly at HERE Technologies) as VP of Product for Distribution Services, and Jordan Gremli (formerly at DICE) has joined the company as VP of Product for Distribution Services. creators.

Media in the stands

Grandstand Media has tapped six-year Goldenvoice publicity manager Jessica Puchli as touring and festival director.


“YE, formerly known as Kanye West,” hired Hollywood Unlocked founder Jason Lee, who helped release 2as Head of Media and Partnerships.


Stem tapped former Spotify product marketing manager Charleton Lamb to fill the role of chief marketing officer.


Markku Lonnqvist, a longtime partner at Pamplona Capital Management, is now Chief Investment Officer of Hipgnosis Song Management.

Commercial Radio Australia

Former Universal Music director and current Digital Radio UK director Ford Ennals is set to replace Joan Warner as CEO of Commercial Radio Australia at the end of March.

Creative Artists Agency

CAA has hired former Nike boss Hilary Crane as chief legal officer.

Downtown Music Fund

Downtown Music Holdings has added former SoundCloud chief revenue officer Alison Moore and former SESAC president Kelli Turner to its board.