Brett Williams has joined AEG Presents as its Senior Vice President, Global Touring and Talent.
Williams will report to Gary Gersh, President of Global Touring and Talent.
Williams joins AEG Presents after more than 15 years at Los Angeles-based management company Monotone, Inc., where he most recently served as General Manager.
His responsibilities at AEG Presents will include identifying, signing, and booking talent for the company’s Global Touring and Talent division, says the company.
During his tenure at Monotone, Williams worked with artists including LCD Soundsystem, The Chicks, Foster the People, Cold War Kids, Miike Snow, Dirty Projectors, BANKS, Ratatat, Still Woozy, Empress Of and Briston Maroney.
He also played a key role in the company’s development, helping to grow its roster from four clients to more than 20, while expanding the staff from six to 20-plus employees.
Elsewhere at AEG, Ingrid Petri today (February 1) joined AEG Global Partnerships as its Vice President, AEG Global Portfolio Sales, while Lara Fox was named Vice President of AEG Global Partnerships in October 2021.
“Brett brings an incredible breadth of knowledge and experience to the position.”
Gary Gersh, said: “Brett brings an incredible breadth of knowledge and experience to the position.
“His management background, keen eye for spotting and developing talent, and superb artist relations skills are perfectly aligned with our core strategy. I’m thrilled he’s joining the team.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining such a well-respected and innovative company.”
Brett Williams, added: “I’m thrilled to be joining such a well-respected and innovative company, and look forward to working with Gary and the entire Global Touring and Talent team, who are best in class.
“I started my career in music because of my obsession with artists, and the company’s mission mirrors my own — namely, to build, support, and serve world-class artists and their vision.”Music Business Worldwide