Priscilla Kotey has been promoted to SVP at Warner Music Eire.
Kotey has been a part of Warner Music Eire since 2008, becoming a member of as Press & Promotions Officer, and most not too long ago 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 largest promoting single in Eire and essentially the most performed track on Irish Radio, says the label, with Ed Sheeran’s Dangerous Habits.
The label additionally began 2020 with a double primary within the singles and albums charts, because of 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 Dwell 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 lots of our worldwide artists are excited to carry out.”
Priscilla Kotey, stated: “I’m so happy to be requested to step up and lead the Warner Music group in Dublin.
“Eire is an thrilling and dynamic market the place lots of our worldwide artists are excited to carry out.
“And it’ll be notably necessary that these artists return to help the venues and workforce which have suffered a lot through the pandemic.
“There’s an unbelievable buzz concerning the well being of music and creativity in Eire in the intervening time and we’re eager to step up our A&R efforts throughout the nation to globally ignite the careers of extra Irish artists.”
“[Kotey] properly 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 group that represents Warner Music in Eire.
“She’s a superb govt with a robust advertising and marketing and promotion background, who properly understands the significance of the brand new methods of telling tales by way of social media and person generated content material.
“She’s the proper particular person to guide us in the direction of the metaverse! Extra importantly, she is a superb lover of music, and a terrific lover of the music of her nation.
“Priscilla will help us grow to be 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 necessary for us.
“I additionally wish to pay tribute to Pat Creed, who headed Warner Music Eire for greater than 15 years. He all the time went the additional mile to help our artists and I do know they have been vastly grateful for his dedication and repair.”