Catalyst Management, home to artists including Mist, Steel Banglez, Preditah and Actor/Writer Michael Dapaah has hired Hayley Marchant as General Manager.
Marchant joins the London-headquartered company from Island Records UK, where she worked for the past five years and was previously Marketing Manager.
The exec joins a team at Catalyst which includes founder and CEO, Guv Singh, and Co founder/Managing Director, Nim Jani.
At Island, Marchant worked on campaigns for artists including Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, Nick Jonas, Sean Paul and John Newman.
Said Singh: “Having worked with Hayley across various international campaigns over the years I’m delighted to hire her as General manager here at Catalyst. Her vast knowledge in marketing records with global rollouts is highly impressive and she is the perfect fit to help expand Catalyst in the right direction.
“Hayley’s vast knowledge in marketing records with global rollouts is highly impressive and she is the perfect fit to help expand Catalyst in the right direction.”
“With all our roster thriving currently in their own lanes Hayley’s addition will add some key qualities in regards to creative strategy and the years of experience she has under her belt. She has worked on some of the biggest artists and records in the world and it’s a great time for us to join forces!”
Marchant commented: “Having previously worked with Guv and Nim at Catalyst from a label side, and also watching how they have grown the brand, roster and company over the years; it was a real honour and exciting opportunity be asked to join the team.
“I am so excited to not only be working across such a strong roster of artists, but also to be granted the trust to be as creative and as free as possible in my new role at the company. I can’t wait to continue to grow my career at such a future facing & important company in the industry today.”
Jani said: “We saw Hayley worked incredibly well alongside us when we were working projects, so it only made sense for us to bring her to the team. We’re excited, she’s excited it’s about to be a great year.”
Other artists signed to Catalyst include Warner Chappell-signed producer, Swifta Beater, as well as Sony-signed DJ producer, Tom Zanetti, Island Records-signed Sam Tompkins alongside YouTube personality Chunkz.
Other ventures underway at Catalyst include the production of ‘Europe’s biggest urban music beach festival’, Afro Nation in Portugal, working alongside Live Nation and Echo Location Talent.
[Pictured: Guv Singh, Hayley Marchant and Nim Jani]Music Business Worldwide