SuzAnn Brantner has been named Head of Marketing for the US Music Division of YM&U Group.
In her newly appointed role, Brantner will oversee the existing marketing staff, and will craft marketing and strategy for the artists across the YM&U roster in the US.
This includes Steve Aoki, blink 182, Sullivan King and Yung Gravy.
Her team will work closely with the artist managers and their day-to-day teams to execute overall marketing and digital strategies.
Brantner has also been named a member of the US Music Division Board.
Brantner’s hire is the latest of several new faces in US Music Division, which has expanded in 2021 with the addition of new managers, shared services and clients.
Prior to YM&U, Brantner owned The Family Business for nine years, where she oversaw overall marketing for clients, product-managed their records, marketed their films/events, and executed their digital and social media campaigns.
Previous clients include Steve Aoki, Liz Phair, Alanis Morissette, Kelis, GRiZ, Fox Pictures, Ultra Records, Universal Pictures, Armada Records, Alabama Shakes, and many more.
“I am excited to join a global management firm that is forward thinking, technology driven, and puts artists first.”
SuzAnn Brantner, said: “Having worked with YM&U for over seven years as a marketing consultant for Steve Aoki and others, I am excited to join a global management firm that is forward thinking, technology driven, and puts artists first.
“I look forward to working with the artists and team as well as serving on the US Music Board.”
“SuzAnn is one of the most accomplished executives in the music industry.”
Matt Colon, YM&U
Matt Colon, YM&U’s Managing Director of US Music, added: “SuzAnn is one of the most accomplished executives in the music industry. Whether it be as a manager, agent, or marketing executive, she has always been ahead of the field.
“When it comes to marketing, I have not met anyone with her level of sophistication, organization, innovation, and ability to execute. Our clients, as well as our staff, will all benefit from having her on the team.”Music Business Worldwide