Alison Moore, CEO of Comic Relief USA, and Kelli Turner, CFO of Sun Capital Partners, have joined the Board of Directors at Downtown Music Holdings.
Prior to joining Comic Relief, Moore was the Chief Business Officer, Beauty Collection, at Conde Nast, overseeing the Glamour and Allure brands.
She was previously Chief Revenue Officer at Soundcloud, and before that held multiple GM and executive level positions working across digital products, strategy and brand development at NBC Universal, DailyCandy and HBO.
Moore began her career at Turner Broadcasting in Atlanta.
Moore is also on the Board of Directors for global media and digital platform TRACE.
Before joining Sun Capital, Turner was President and Chief Operating Officer at SESAC, Inc., a music rights licensing company.
Turner was previously President and Chief Financial Officer of RSL Management Corporation, and before that Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
She joined Martha Stewart from Time Warner Inc., where she held the position of Senior Vice President, Operations in the Office of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Turner has also served as Senior Vice President, Business Development, for New Line Cinema, after having served as Time Warner Inc.’s Vice President, Investor Relations.
Additionally, Turner currently serves on the Board of Directors of DoubleVerify, a software platform for digital media measurement and analytics.
“Alison and Kelli have been true leaders and trailblazers in their respective fields.”
Justin Kalifowitz, Downtown
Justin Kalifowitz, Downtown Founder & Executive Chairman, said: “Alison and Kelli have been true leaders and trailblazers in their respective fields.
“Alison’s wealth of experience driving innovation in support of creativity and Kelli’s impressive financial and operational background make them both powerful new additions to our board.”
“Alison and Kelli each bring a fantastic mix of strategic and operational expertise.”
Andrew Bergman, Downtown
Andrew Bergman, Downtown CEO, said: “Alison and Kelli, each bring a fantastic mix of strategic and operational expertise with a deep knowledge of the music business and working with global media brands.
“Their expertise will be invaluable as Downtown continues to expand our offerings to creators and entrepreneurs around the world.”
“Downtown is building the music company of the future.”
Alison Moore, said: “Downtown is building the music company of the future.
“I am honored to be a part of their vision of empowering creators and entrepreneurs in building the future of the music industry.”
“Downtown is a clear trendsetter in the music industry.”
Kelli Turner, added: “Downtown is a clear trendsetter in the music industry.
“I am excited to work more closely with Justin, Andrew and the Downtown Board at this exciting growth stage for the business.”
The fund will be supported by a new credit facility with Bank of America, and will see Downtown invest over $200 million.Music Business Worldwide