Latest Industry Jobs: Republic Records, Def Jam, Elektra Music Group, More…

Republic Records broadcasts a promotion.

Marleny Dominguez-Reyes will now function Senior Vice President of Marketing at Republic Records.  She beforehand served as Vice President of Urban at eOne Music.  Dominguez-Reyes joined Republic in 2014.


Def Jam provides a key govt.

Christian Castro will function Director of Label Catalog at Def Jam Records.  He beforehand served as Director of Online Marketing for ADA Worldwide and Asylum Records at Warner Music Group (WMG).  Castro will work with the label’s advertising departments.  He’ll additionally work with artists and managers to develop and ship efficient companion and programmer promotions for streaming providers, digital service suppliers, and bodily retail, and execute advertising campaigns to maximise potential income streams and market share.


Music Support confirms a key appointment.

Eric Mtungwazi will function Managing Director at Music Support, a psychological well being charity for the British music business.  He’ll handle all points of the charity’s core providers, workers, volunteers, and day-to-day enterprise actions.  Mtungwazi beforehand served as Program Director at City Year UK, a youth-oriented social motion and training charity.


CMG’s Caroline ups a key govt.

Brandy Contreras will function Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations at Caroline, the indie distribution and label providers division of Capitol Music Group (CMG).  In the newly created function, she’ll strengthen and convey enhancement to Caroline’s infrastructure.  This consists of streamlining administrative and communication processes with workers, artist and label companions, and CMG administration.  Based in Hollywood, Contreras may also work carefully with Caroline President Jacqueline Saturn and Executive Vice President Matt Sawin on strategic planning and alliances with Caroline International’s 11 world places of work.

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Recording Academy loses one more high govt.

Neda Azarfar has resigned as Vice President of Marketing Communications on the Recording Academy.  She’ll keep on to function a marketing consultant till the top of 2018.  Azarfar had joined the Recording Academy from MySpace in 2014.  The transfer follows Neil Portnow’s high-profile exit scheduled for July 2019.  Azarfar will pursue philanthropic work after leaving the Recording Academy.

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Veteran LA DJ returns to the airwaves.

Gary Calamar, longtime DJ and music supervisor at KCRW, will serve at KCSN (88.5 FM), a Triple-A station.  The 5-time Grammy Award nominee left KCRW after 25 years.  Calamar’s new present will debut from 5 to 7 p.m this Sunday.


X5 Music makes a high appointment.

Stefan Enberg will function the CEO of X5 Music.  Based in Stockholm, the corporate co-founder beforehand served as Chief Operating Officer.  Acquired by Warner Music Group in 2016, X5 Music compiles deep catalog and particular genres of music to create playlists, streaming, and obtain merchandise.  X5 Music additionally indicators artists and repertoire, and commissions music for specialist playlists and releases.  Enberg will report back to Dirk Ewald, Senior Vice President of Global Catalog Management at Warner Music.


Position Music confirms a brand new promotion.

Mark Chipello will now function Vice President of A&R and Artist Development at Position Music.  Joining the corporate in 2011, he signed, developed, and managed artists together with Welshy Arms, Tyrone Wells, Judah & The Lion, and Royal Deluxe.  Chipello oversees and guides Position Music’s A&R workers in addition to garnering document and publishing offers for firm expertise.