Priscilla Kotey has been promoted to SVP at Warner Music Eire.
She will likely be primarily based in Dublin and head up Warner Music’s operations in Eire, reporting to Tony Harlow, CEO of Warner Music UK, who has oversight duty for Warner Music Eire.
Kotey has been a part of Warner Music Eire since 2008, becoming a member of as Press & Promotions Officer, and most just lately serving as Director of Advertising and Promotions.
All through the final decade, she has performed a key position in campaigns for a number of Warner Music frontline and catalog artists, together with Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Michael Bublé and Fleetwood Mac.
Final 12 months, Warner Music Eire had the most important promoting single in Eire and probably the most performed music on Irish Radio, says the label, with Ed Sheeran’s Unhealthy Habits.
The label additionally began 2020 with a double primary within the singles and albums charts, due to Gayle’s abcdefu and Ed Sheeran’s =.
Kotey started her profession at PR company CarmodySmith PR in 2006, earlier than becoming a member of the Promotions Dept at MCD Productions, owned by Stay Nation.
Kotey’s promotion comes after the departure late final 12 months of Pat Creed, Managing Director of Warner Music Eire.
“Eire is an thrilling and dynamic market the place a lot of our worldwide artists are excited to carry out.”
Priscilla Kotey, mentioned: “I’m so happy to be requested to step up and lead the Warner Music crew in Dublin.
“Eire is an thrilling and dynamic market the place a lot of our worldwide artists are excited to carry out.
“And it’ll be notably essential that these artists return to assist the venues and workforce which have suffered a lot throughout the pandemic.
“There’s an unbelievable buzz in regards to the well being of music and creativity in Eire in the meanwhile and we’re eager to step up our A&R efforts throughout the nation to globally ignite the careers of extra Irish artists.”
“[Kotey] effectively understands the significance of the brand new methods of telling tales.”
Tony Harlow, added: “I’m delighted to have the ability to promote Priscilla into this new position and have her lead the crew that represents Warner Music in Eire.
“She’s a superb govt with a robust advertising and promotion background, who effectively understands the significance of the brand new methods of telling tales by way of social media and person generated content material.
“She’s the right individual to guide us in direction of the metaverse! Extra importantly, she is a superb lover of music, and a fantastic lover of the music of her nation.
“Priscilla might help us turn into much more deeply concerned in native music and expertise and assist us attempt to create international stars from Eire. That’s what our ambition is and what makes her promotion so essential for us.
“I additionally wish to pay tribute to Pat Creed, who headed Warner Music Eire for greater than 15 years. He at all times went the additional mile to assist our artists and I do know they had been vastly grateful for his dedication and repair.”
Linda Walker was just lately promoted to Senior Vice President, Business, UK & Europe, at Warner Music UK.Music Enterprise Worldwide