Jen Ashworth has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President of Commercial Marketing & Streaming for Capitol Music Group (CMG).
The news was announced today by Mike Sherwood, CMG’s Executive Vice President of Global Commercial Marketing & Strategy, to whom Ashworth reports.
In her elevated position, Ashworth will draw upon her broad experience to oversee the company’s streaming strategies across its portfolio of labels and artist roster.
Ashworth will continue to manage CMG’s relationship with Spotify as the company’s account lead.
The exec is based in Los Angeles within the company’s Capitol Tower.
Prior to her promotion, Ashworth was Vice President of Global Commercial Marketing for CMG, a position she held since 2018.
During her five years in that role, Ashworth has been integral to the launch and success of numerous artists and projects, including Ice Spice, Lewis Capaldi, Doechii, Niall Horan, Toosii, Sam Smith and FLETCHER.
Ashworth began her career in 2008 as a marketing assistant at Epic Records in New York.
She joined Capitol in 2013 as a Marketing Manager and was integral to the relaunch of Harvest Records. She moved to Los Angeles in 2016 in conjunction with her promotion to Marketing Director.
“Jen is a dynamic music executive with strong instincts and unparalleled relationships.”
Sherwood said: “Jen is a dynamic music executive with strong instincts and unparalleled relationships.
“Her passion for sharing & elevating our artists music worldwide is inspiring and I’m proud to work beside her every day.”
“Capitol has been my home for 10 years, and I’m so fortunate to have been mentored by some of the best executives in the business along the way.”
Ashworth added: “Capitol has been my home for 10 years, and I’m so fortunate to have been mentored by some of the best executives in the business along the way.
“I’m particularly grateful to [CMG Chair & CEO] Michelle Jubelirer, [CMG President] Arjun Pulijal and Mike Sherwood for their continued belief in me and the opportunity to work with some of the most amazing artists in music.
“I absolutely love what I do, and it’s an honor to be part of the CMG team that works so tirelessly to help our artists execute their creative visions and present their music to the world.”Music Business Worldwide