Concord Music Publishing has hired Tom Coulson-Smith as Director of A&R.
Based at Concord’s London office, the former Warner Chappell Music executive sees himself reunited with Kim Frankiewicz, EVP Worldwide A&R at Concord Music Publishing.
The execs previously worked together between 2015-2017 at Imagem prior to Concord’s acquisition of the publisher.
Coulson-Smith will report to Frankiewicz and joins the company with immediate effect.
Whilst at Warner Chappell, Coulson-Smith signed BRIT Rising Star and BBC Sound of 2020 Winner Celeste as well as working with Lianne La Havas, Andy Burrows, Kideko, George Morgan and up and coming artist Winnie Raeder.
Coulson-Smith also looked after the joint venture with 13 Artists publishing roster.
Frankiewicz said: “I am delighted to have Tom back in the family.
“Over the last few years he has enjoyed considerable success and we look forward to building on that for our songwriters and artists.”
“The culture and ethos here is one that I really resonate with, and one that I feel has a massive appeal to artists and songwriters.”
Coulson-Smith added: “I’m delighted to be working with Kim, the amazing team and fantastic roster at Concord.
“The culture and ethos here is one that I really resonate with, and one that I feel has a massive appeal to artists and songwriters.
“It’s a really exciting time for the company and I feel privileged to be part of it.”Music Business Worldwide