Jeff Temske has been promoted to head a newly-created department as Senior Vice President, Streaming Strategy and Research, for Capitol Music Group (CMG).
Temske (pictured) will report to the Universal company’s Chief Operating Officer Michelle Jubelirer, in his new position.
He will oversee the company’s global efforts to launch and expand the growth of its artists and their music on key streaming platforms – including Amazon Music, Apple Music, iHeart Radio, SoundCloud and Spotify – while developing and refining strategies to maximize revenues.
As well as leading a streaming team, Temske will liaise with CMG’s Sales, Marketing, Digital Marketing, International, Promotion and A&R departments.
He will continue to be based in Hollywood at the Capitol Tower.
According to CMG’s Chief Operating Office Michelle Jubelirer, “Jeff has been an extremely valuable member of our team since we began our resurgence four years ago, and his knowledge, abilities and hard work have contributed greatly to our success.
“He possesses a deep understanding of the streaming universe on a global level and his extensive background in research and analysis make him the ideal person to lead this important new department. I know that everyone at CMG joins me in congratulating Jeff on this well-deserved promotion.”
“Jeff has been an extremely valuable member of our team since we began our resurgence four years ago.”
Michelle Jubelirer, Capitol Music Group
Temske commented, “I’m thrilled to be taking on such a forward-thinking role within CMG and help position the company as the industry’s leader in the streaming space. This is such an exciting time for our industry as fans worldwide continue to evolve their music consumption habits, and I look forward to working with all of our partners to help define and navigate the future.
“I extend my genuine thanks to Steve Barnett, Michelle Jubelirer and Scott Greer for this tremendous opportunity, and to everyone I’ve worked with at the label who has helped me to broaden my skills and knowledge.”
Prior to assuming his new position, Temske served as the company’s Vice President of Industry Research, a role he assumed in 2012 at the Director level and for which he received two level promotions within four years.
His tenure at the former EMI-owned company began in 2006 as a Senior Business Analyst. He started his a career in 2002 as a Music Buyer/Vendor Liaison for book and music retailer Borders in the company’s Ann Arbor headquarters.Music Business Worldwide