Former Lionsgate exec Carter Armstrong joins peermusic

Former Head of Music at Lionsgate Entertainment, Carter Armstrong, has joined peermusic in the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Film and Television.

Based in Los Angeles, the new role will see Armstrong oversee the film and TV department in the US and find opportunities for songwriters signed to the US indie publisher.

Peermusic writers have contributed to songs by names including Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Erykah Badu.

At Lionsgate, Armstrong oversaw over 20 films including The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I, Divergent and Insurgent.

Prior to Lionsgate he was Senior Vice President, Music at Warner Bros.

Pictures where he presided over the music creative and negotiation for more than 70 Warner Brothers films including Argo, The Hangover series, Syriana, and Contagion.

Kathy Spanberger, peermusic President and Chief Operating Officer, said: “I am thrilled that Carter is joining our team and know that his experience, knowledge and love of music will not only continue to grow this important department for the firm, but will also provide new and exciting opportunities for our songwriters”.

“I am extremely excited about creative opportunities for film and TV music at peermusic.” added Armstrong. “The team here is growing in a bold and innovative direction and I am proud to be part of the process.”Music Business Worldwide

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