Interscope Geffen A&M has elevated four of its senior executives into important new positions, reaffirming the senior leadership at the label.
Michelle An has been named President of Creative Strategy, Gary Kelly has been named General Manager of Interscope, EVP and Chief Revenue Officer of Interscope Geffen A&M, Sam Riback has been named President A&R and will continue to focus on pop and rock genres and Nicole Wyskoarko has been named President A&R and will continue to focus on urban music at the label.
Michelle An was previously EVP/Head of Visual Creative at the label.
In her new role she will be responsible for the company’s overall visual creative vision and will continue to collaborate closely with IGA artists on building their global brands, working closely with them on video, photography, packaging, advertising, as well as on their live shows and film and television projects.
She will also work closely with Executive Vice President of Pop & Rock Marketing, Xavier Ramos to oversee pop/rock marketing at the company.
Gary Kelly was previously CRO/Global Head of Streaming Strategy at the label.
In his new role, Kelly will continue to oversee the team that encompasses the revenue, digital marketing, international and physical production areas of the label group. He will also continue to oversee the label’s growing direct-to-consumer business.
According to Interscope, Sam Riback, who was previously EVP of A&R, will continue to lead the label’s efforts in the pop and rock areas, “working closely with the IGA partners and his own staff to sign the next generation of culture-driving artists”.
Nicole Wyskoarko, who was previously EVP of A&R, will continue to oversee the urban A&R team, working closely with the company’s various label partners and their roster of artists.
“Each of these four executives has played an integral role in propelling Interscope Geffen A&M to become one of the most consistently successful music and culture companies in the world.”
John Janick, Interscope Geffen A&M
“Each of these four executives has played an integral role in propelling Interscope Geffen A&M to become one of the most consistently successful music and culture companies in the world,” said John Janick, Chairman and CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M.
“In doing so, they and the amazing teams that they lead have made IGA a magnet for some of the world’s most talented artists. These promotions recognize their innumerable contributions and ensure our success for years to come.”
“Michelle, Gary, Sam and Nicole are true leaders in our industry.”
Steve Berman, Interscope Geffen A&M
Steve Berman, Vice Chairman, IGA, said: “Michelle, Gary, Sam and Nicole are true leaders in our industry.
“They have each built incredible teams that help to empower our artists to have the very best chances of global success. We are so happy to be able to recognize their efforts as they continue to build upon what we’ve created at IGA.”
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