Music industry

Music industry veteran Alex Branson joins Beatport as senior vice president

BERLIN / LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – Beatport, the global leader in music for DJs, producers and their fans, announced that Alex Branson has not only joined their company, but will serve as Senior Vice President of Music Services. Branson will oversee the growing line of professional tools and services the company is developing for labels, artists and distributors. This is a newly created role.

Alex Branson (Picture: press release)

Robb McDaniels, CEO of Beatport, issued a statement via press release: “Over the past two decades as an executive in the music industry, Alex has developed a unique set of skills that bring value to licensees. rights. As the leader of our new Music Services business unit, Alex will curate and develop the Beatport Pro suite of SaaS tools to help independent content owners increase revenue and exposure in the global DJ market.”

Branson left Warner Music Group in 2018, where he established DIY distribution business as chief executive. Branson has worked in a consulting role for companies such as EMPIRE, Facebook, Rotor Videos, Moodagent, Trebel and iMusician. His educational podcast, “ABC Music Talk” will continue with him as host.

Branson will be based in London.