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Better Noise announces new hires and promotions

By | Published on Monday 10 May 2021

Better Noise Music

Better Noise Music has announced a whole load of new hires and promotions, including the recruitment of Sean Maxson for the role of VP Marketing. He joins from distribution firm IDOL, where he was General Manager, and will lead marketing campaigns for Better Noise’s music, film and TV projects.

Other recent hires confirmed by the company include Saleem Khan as Accounts Payable Coordinator; Anne Wall as Director, Business Affairs, Licensing, And Royalties; Jimmy Harney, as Head Of Public Relations; Jonathan Janis as Director Of Marketing; and Michael Filippone as Income Tracking Manager.

Meanwhile, internal promotions include Harris Masood becoming SVP Finance; Chekesha McCalla becoming Director Of Financial Operations; Alex Hock becoming SVP Business & Legal Affairs; Melanie Rodriguez becoming Senior Director Of Marketing; Amy O’Connor becoming Senior Director Of Global Streaming; and Claudia Mancino becoming UK & Europe Promotions Manager.

Oh, but that’s not it. Autumn Myers becomes Label Key Partners Manager; Tim McLean Smith becomes Director Of Catalogue Marketing & Label Director For Australia And New Zealand; Henry Tongue becomes Director Of International Streaming Strategy; Victor Lang becomes Director Of Marketing GSA; and Daniel Sears becomes Production Manager. I told you there was a lot.

Commenting on all this, Better Noise President Dan Waite says: “We are a strategic, forward-thinking company, and I am pleased to have a team with a wealth of knowledge and diverse set of skills to help drive that. This new and existing group of top-notch professionals are building on top of successful engagement via our international offices, data science department, social media, and Steve Kline’s streaming and radio teams, so we are building the infrastructure across all our teams”.

“These new additions”, he adds, “bring another level of creativity and experience to move us through our exciting projects ahead while still keeping us focused on Better Noise Music’s founder Allen Kovac’s primary mission: artist development via data driven engagement”.

Meanwhile, the aforementioned Maxson says: “I’m THRILLED to be joining the Better Noise team, whose independent spirit, passion and energy are unmatched. I want to thank founder Allen Kovac, President Dan Waite, COO Steve Kline and GM Rose Slanic for welcoming me into the company, where I look forward to finding new ways to connect artists and fans through new strategic, creative, and data-driven activations. And it’s an exciting time to be at this label as we approach our fifteen year anniversary”.

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