Symphonic Distribution has promoted Nick Gordon to Chief Partnership Officer (CPO) and Randall Foster to Chief Creative Officer (CCO).
Gordon joined Symphonic in 2018 as Chief Client Officer and GM, New York.
Gordon joined the company a few months after Symphonic behaved $4 million in Series A funding round.
in the January In 2022, the company raised $37 million in a Series B funding round.
Gordon previously built a global A&R and client development team, recruited key executives and helped “guide the company through one of the most competitive times in music distribution history,” says Symphonic, with his effort “committing a 40% year-over-year growth.” achieve .”
As CPO, Gordon will focus on customer growth, strategic partnerships and acquisitions, and overseeing Symphonic’s Web3 and NFT strategy.
Randall Foster, meanwhile, opened Symphonic’s Nashville offices in April 2019.
He has since expanded Symphonic’s presence and headcount in Music City, bringing on board a Head of Client Marketing and a Head of Youtube and UGC (User Generated Content), among other key marketing and client management roles.
Randall also runs Bodega Sync, Symphonic’s sync licensing arm, as well as the company’s youtube and efforts to monetize User Generated Content.
His key objectives, the company said, are to continue acquisitions and distribution deals, strategic partnerships and oversee rights management at both Symphonic and Symphonic’s music publishing division.
“I look forward to leading the company through an exciting new era in music.”
Nick Gordon, said: “It has been a pleasure to work with Jorge Brea, Randall Foster and the entire Symphonic team to build a true powerhouse brand in sales and marketing.
“With the ongoing consolidation of major label distributors, it is vital for the industry to have true independent options and Symphonic’s capabilities are now world-class and capable of developing true global superstars.
“In my new role, I look forward to leading the company through an exciting new era in music, with the growth of Web3 and the opportunity to forge deeper partnerships with labels and even other distributors.”
“My time at Symphonic has been the most rewarding and satisfying time I’ve had in our amazing industry.”
Randall Foster added, “My time at Symphonic has been the most rewarding and satisfying time I’ve had in our amazing industry.
“Seeing our Nashville operation thrive and having the opportunity to grow further – this time with a focus on content creation, publishing, acquisitions etc. is the culmination of a dream that Jorge Brea and I began discussing 4 years ago.
“To say I’m thrilled is a massive understatement.”
Symphonic had net sales of $12 million in 2021.
The company is headquartered in the United States and has offices in countries such as BrazilColombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Spain.
In May In 2021, Symphonic hired Tamsanqa Ngxeketo to lead a team in South Africa comprised of A&R and client marketing services to secure key partnerships and aggregators focused on Afrobeats, Gospel and Gqom.music business worldwide
https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/symphonic-distribution-promotes-nick-gordon-to-chief-partnership-officer-and-randall-foster-to-chief-creative-officer/ Symphonic Distribution promotes Nick Gordon to chief partnership officer and Randall Foster to chief creative officer