Myn Jazeel is taking the helm at Rhino UK as the label’s SVP.
Jazeel will start his new role on November 29, and will report directly to Warner Music UK (WMUK) CEO Tony Harlow.
At Rhino UK, Jazeel will be responsible for overseeing the marketing activity for the label’s artists, including David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, and Prince.
He will also join the Warner Music UK Senior Leadership team, where he will help steer the UK business.
Jazeel began his music industry career in 1991 when he joined Entertainment UK as a music buyer, before moving to Telstar TV as General Manager in 2000.
In 2004, Jazeel set up and ran V2TV, where, as Managing Director, he and his team specialised in TV advertised compilations, before moving to become SVP of Sanctuary Records TV in 2007.
Following this, Jazeel became Managing Director of ad agency Addiction Entertainment, working as Sales and Marketing Director for Pete Waterman.
He also acted as a senior Board advisor to several music and entertainment businesses, including Maven International and Vision21.
In 2015, Jazeel joined Amazon Music UK as Senior Label and Industry Relations Manager, where he led the European Catalogue Streaming Strategy, whilst also working with labels to deliver cross-category global partnership campaigns with artists such as Anne-Marie, Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Griff, Liam Gallagher, Nile Rogers, Rag’n’Bone Man, Sam Smith, Sigrid and Stormzy.
Jazeel is the latest senior hire by Harlow, who joined Warner Music UK as CEO in 2020.
It was also confirmed that interim Head of Rhino UK, Jeremy Marsh, will remain on board to help transition Jazeel into the business, while continuing as a Special Adviser to the Global Catalog team, reporting to President, Global Catalogue and President, Arts Music, Kevin Gore.
“the streaming audience is evolving.”
Tony Harlow, said: “I’m really excited to have been able to persuade Myn to join us at Rhino/Warner Music UK.
“I’ve known him for a while, and he’s a thoughtful and entrepreneurial executive who will help us grow our business.
“More and more, the streaming audience is evolving, and both deep and shallow catalog are seeing the benefits of new audiences being attracted by the ease of voice search and services like Amazon Music.
“Myn has been at the forefront of driving those consumers in their music choices, and he’s going to help us create huge opportunities for our artists.”
“I’ve always been struck by Rhino’s unwavering commitment to delivering the very best campaigns for its artists.”
Myn Jazeel, added: “I’ve worked with Warner Music, and indeed Rhino, in many ways throughout my career; from running an agency tasked with making TV commercials for their artists, to more recently working on some great strategic partnership campaigns at Amazon Music.
“No matter the role, I’ve always been struck by Rhino’s unwavering commitment to delivering the very best campaigns for its artists, and I’d like to thank Tony for the opportunity to join this already incredible team – it’s an honour.”Music Business Worldwide