The UK agent of Mark Ronson and Hudson Mohawke, Cris Hearn, has left Primary Talent to join Coda in London as a senior agent.
Hearn has spent the last 13 years at Primary Talent. He brings a roster to Coda that also includes Kayranada, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Hot Natured and Cyril Hahn.
Hearn said: “I’ve enjoyed a fantastic 13 years at Primary Talent where I made many friends, built a fantastic roster of artists and honed my skills as an agent.
“Chris is universally respected by his peers and has built a reputation second to none.”
Claire Horseman, Coda
“The time has come for a new challenge and I am excited to be joining an agency that has gone from strength to strength in recent years and has proved itself to be the template for a successful live music company in the modern music industry.
“”The team at Coda have a fantastic, artist-focused philosophy and I’m joining a vibrant and ambitious company.”
Claire Horseman, managing director of Coda Music Agency, said: “Cris is universally respected by his peers and has built a reputation second to none in the world of dance music. He brings with him an established roster of fantastic artists and is an amazing addition to the Coda family.”
Hearn joins Coda’s 20-strong team of agents who book acts including Savages, London Grammar, Frank Turner, Sia, Charli XCX, The xx, Ellie Goulding, Emeli Sande, Jake Bugg, Imagine Dragons and Clean Bandit.Music Business Worldwide