Direct-to-fan specialist Music Glue expands with UK and US hires

Music Glue, the market leader in direct to fan e-commerce, is expanding with the announcement of three new major hires.

More than 20,000 artists, labels, venues, promoters, festivals and merchandisers using the unique service worldwide, now Music Glue is investing in additional staff to support its growth.

Its newest recruits include Kat Morris, formerly Director of The Great Escape festival, as Global Marketing Director, Jon Chapman, former major label A&R, as UK Head of A&R and Brian Pacris as US Head of Sales & Marketing.

Morris joins Music Glue following almost a decade running UK new music festival, The Great Escape, which grew from an international attendance of 4,500 to over 20,000 during that time.

She now has the responsibility of elevating and cementing the Music Glue brand profile globally.

“Adding people to our team of this calibre is a compliment we do not take lightly.”

Mark Meharry, Music Glue

Jon Chapman combines over 15 years experience in A&R for Virgin, Island, Universal and Zomba with artist management and music consultancy for artists such as Stornoway and a stable of songwriters.

Reporting to Music Glue’s Global Sales Director Joe Porn, Chapman will be increasing sign up and engagement with artists, managers and labels throughout the UK.

Brian Pacris brings 14 years of sales, marketing, promotion & consultation experience from his time at The Syndicate.

His past clients include major brands, independent and major record labels and independent artists. Brian will report to Justin Spindler, Director of North America, tasked with continuing Music Glue¹s expansion in the US.

CEO Mark Meharry said, “At Music Glue we firmly believe in an ‘artist-centric’ future whereby those providing the most value, derive the most value. Adding people to our team of this caliber is a genuine compliment that we do not take lightly and further reinforces our resolve to forever improve the lives of artists across the planet”Music Business Worldwide

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