Capitol Music Group is tapping respected industry exec Brian Nolan as senior vp its in-house brand partnership and synch licensing division seventeenfifty, the company COO, Michelle Jubelirer, announced today (Oct. 4). In his new position based out the company's Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood, Calif., Nolan will be tasked with working to generate and maximize revenue streams, develop and break new artists and bolster marketing efforts for the seventeenfifty roster.
“Brian has such a broad base experience within the music industry and has clearly excelled in every position he’s held,” says Jubelirer, to whom Nolan will now report, in a statement. “He knows the intricacies artist development firsthand and is well-suited to integrating the role seventeenfifty into our overall marketing efforts to build and enhance careers in ways that are consistent with the creative paths and images our artists.”
Nolan, a 2014 alum Billboard's annual 40 Under 40 list, joins CMG after spending the past 12 years at Columbia Records/Sony Music, where he most recently served as Columbia's vp international marketing. In that position, Nolan led the international marketing campaign for David Bowie's Grammy-winning final album Blackstar, among a slew other releases. Nolan has also held posts at Sony Music's Creative Agency, and worked on advertising campaigns for artists from Rachel Platten to Leon Bridges.
“I want to thank Steve Barnett, Michelle Jubelirer and Ashley Newton for the incredible opportunity to lead seventeenfifty,” Nolan said in a statement. “Producing game-changing opportunities that align with the creative visions our artists is at the core our department, and we will do that better than any our competitors.”