Alice Young has joined independent record label and management company Future Classic as Managing Director.
Sydney, Australia-based Young will oversee business operations including strategy, financial performance, investment and ventures.
Young joins Future Classic from Spotify New York, where she was a Product Marketer for Spotify for Artists, building and executing go-to-market strategies for new key product launches.
Prior to joining Spotify, Young was the Senior Marketing Director at artist services company mtheory, leading global marketing campaigns for Zedd, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Cuco and more.
Reporting to McLay, Young will join the Future Classic team which has most recently driven success for such campaigns as G Flip’s Queen featuring mxmtoon, which included a stadium performance at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardis Gras, rising artist Sycco’s debut at No.29 on the Triple J Hottest 100 and Flume’s Grammy-nominated The Difference featuring Toro Y Moi.
“Alice is an astute and thoughtful executive, passionate about building artist businesses.”
Nathan McLay and Jay Ryves, Future Classic
Future Classic co-founders Nathan McLay (CEO) and Jay Ryves (Creative Director) said: “Alice is an astute and thoughtful executive, passionate about building artist businesses.
“We’re delighted to have her join the Future Classic team in this leadership role. She brings a wealth of experience running global artist campaigns and mentoring artists and managers to success.
“It was important to us that we continue to put female leadership into the DNA of the business.”
“I am thrilled to join Future Classic as Managing Director.”
Young said: “I am thrilled to join Future Classic as Managing Director.
“Future Classic has always invested in artists who are at the cutting edge of culture – helping to build careers that are both commercially successful and creatively uncompromising.
“I look forward to bringing my full energy to that mission in this next phase of growth.”Music Business Worldwide