Jon Trumbull has been promoted to Head of Global Writer & Publisher Relations at Kobalt.
Trumbull was previously Vice President, Writer & Publisher Relations.
Trumbull will lead the global Writer & Publisher Relations team and ensure that Kobalt “continues to provide the best customer service to all of the company’s musicians and publishers,” the company said. .
Trumbull is the second employee of Kobalt’s Writers & Publishers Relations team in the US and has been with the company since 2011.
By that time, the team had grown to more than 30 people globally, with employees in London, Berlin, Stockholm, New York, Miami, Nashville and Los Angeles.
Most recently, as VP, Trumbull oversaw the New York and Nashville offices and the group’s Analytics division, and enhanced Kobalt’s offering with solutions for its clients, Kobalt said.
Trumbull has directed the management of several key Kobalt clients, including Max Martin & MXM, Dave Grohl, Nine Inch Nails, Paul McCartney & MPL, and Kobalt Capital funds.
“Jon has consistently raised the bar for our customer service.”
Jeannette Perez, Kobalt
Jeannette Perez, President and CEO of Kobalt, said: “Jon has continuously raised the bar for our customer service.
“Kobalt continues to stand alone as the best customer service for musicians and publishers, and Jon is a big part of that.
“With his leadership, I am confident he will continue to find new ways to strengthen our services and support Kobalt’s continued growth.”
“It has been an absolute pleasure to oversee this incredible team.”
Jon Trumbull, added: “Thanks to Jeannette, Laurent, Willard and all of Kobalt for allowing me to grow with the best team in the business.
“Kobalt’s approach to governance and customer service is truly unmatched in the industry.
“Since 2011, I have been committed to delivering our core values of transparency, fairness, and trust to our customers.
“It is a pleasure to oversee this incredible team and continue to work with our musicians and publishers to provide first-class customer service.”
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Kobalt also predicts that it will end the current fiscal year with about a tenth of that, $65 million, EBITDA profit.Worldwide music business
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