-- Warner Music Group has hired Jackson Wong as the new Managing Director of its operations in China. He'll oversee day-to-day operations of WMG's Beijing office and has been tasked with expanding the company presence across the opportunity-rich mainland China.
"This is an exciting time to join Warner Music Group. Our local partnerships are enabling us to tap the huge potential of the Chinese market," said Wong. "We are in pole position to effectively monetise the huge consumption of music that is taking place in China."
Previously, Wong was the gm of Strategy and Investment, Business Development and Digital Business for Oriental DreamWorks.
-- Output appointed Joey Ng as their VP of Marketing. Starting her role next week, she will be responsible for the company's influencer relations and marketing department.
-- Cat Kreidich is promoted to Senior Vice President at The Orchard. Her new role requires maintaining and managing relations with The Orchard's retail partners.
-- Imagem Music hired Sara Lord as the new Global Head of Creative Services.
-- Rachel Hislop is joining Okayplayer as Editor-in-Chief. Hislop formerly served as Digital Content Manager for Beyonce's Parkwood Entertainment.
-- Association of Independent Music welcomed Genia Davy as the Legal and Business Affairs Manager.
-- Big Machine Label Group brought in Kris Lamb as their new VP of Promotion.
-- Coming from MTV Networks, Joe Cuello is the new General Manager at EscapeX. Cuello will be responsible for overseeing business development, global partnerships and strategic planning.
-- The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers promoted Elizabeth Rodda to Vice President of ASCAP International Affairs.
-- Mike Guirguis, Bex Majors and Billy Wood serve as new agents for the United Talent Agency's music team.
-- Alan Ett will head the new music division at Spirit Production Group as CEO of Spirit Production Music.
-- Former Editor-in-Chief of Talkhouse, Brenna Ehrlich will be heading over to TIDAL as their new Director of Culture and Content, Indie & Rock.