Latest Industry Gigs: Warner Music, Elektra, Atlantic, CBC Music and More

Latest Industry Gigs: Warner Music, Elektra, Atlantic, CBC Music and More

Photo Morgan Hughes (courtesy Warner Music)

Here’s a recap recent executive shuffles — including both hirings and in-house promotions — from across the music industry.

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Warner Music Group has announced that it has promoted Morgan Hughes as its head creative, and it has hired Russell Fogden as its new head commercial. Both men will work out the company’s London fice.

The Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) has hired executive Kris Ahrend as its new CEO, effective immediately.

Elektra Music Group (EMG) has promoted Johnny Minardi to vice president A&R. He first joined Altantic’s family labels back in 2004.

Atlantic Records announced that they have promoted Sherry Alaghehband to its senior director promotion. She has been working for the company for the past eight years.

CBC Music has hired Steve Jordan as a senior director. He was previously the founder and executive director the Polaris Music Prize.

Nick Holmstén, who is the global head music at Spotify, announced that he will be leaving his position on March 4.

AEG Presents has promoted Alicia Karlin and Jenny Heifetz Henault to vice president global touring and talent.

Songkick, which is owned by Warner Music Group, announced that it has named Aaron Randall and Bill Ashton as the company’s new managing directors.

iHeartMedia has dozens employees from its radio stations across the United States. Those laid f include veteran DJs and program directors.

Ingrooves Brazil has named Brazilian music industry veteran Cris Garcia Falcão as its managing director.

Downtown Music Publishing has announced that it has hired music executive Kate Sweetsur to lead creative development in the United Kingdom.