Andreea Gleeson Promoted to Chief Revenue Officer
Matt Barrington Promoted to Chief Operating Officer
Brooklyn, NY – September 30, 2020 – TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution service provider for independent artists, today announced executive management appointments. Andreea Gleeson has been elevated to Chief Revenue Officer and Matt Barrington has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, reporting directly to Denis Ladegaillerie, Chief Executive Officer of Believe, TuneCore’s Paris-based parent company.
TuneCore and Believe together distribute close to one third of the world’s digital music. So far in 2020, TuneCore is in the midst of an upward trajectory with exponential growth in new clients and distribution across all markets around the world.
Announcing the new corporate structure, Denis Ladegaillerie, CEO of Believe Group said, “The elevation of Andreea and Matt to oversee the company as co-heads affirms their contributions in strengthening TuneCore’s services and growth in order to best serve artists at all stages of their careers on a worldwide basis.”
Gleeson joined TuneCore in 2015 as head of marketing and was subsequently promoted to Chief Marketing Officer. In her expanded role as Chief Revenue Officer, Gleeson will oversee Marketing, Artist Support, Entertainment Relations and International. Among her immediate goals will be to reimagine the TuneCore artist support and artist and label relations areas to best serve artists at all stages of their careers as well as pursuing partnerships in order to maximize opportunities for TuneCore artists. Gleeson is also spearheading the company’s international expansion into key music markets, both established and emerging.
“I joined TuneCore 5 years ago because I connected with the company’s mission and wanted to be a part of an organization that not only empowered independent artists but advocated for their needs and interests,” said Gleeson. “I look forward to new countries, new partnerships, new employees, and new artists, yet the same artist first independent spirit as we continue to build the best independent music distribution platform in the world.”
Barrington, most recently Chief Financial Officer of TuneCore, will oversee the Finance, Data, Technology, Product, Operations and Legal Departments. Having joined TuneCore in 2010, over the course of Barrington’s decade-long leadership, TuneCore has become recognized as the most trusted, consistent and transparent place for independent artists to earn money from their music. In his new role, Barrington will further optimize distribution product to offer the best services for artists.
“My time at TuneCore has been immensely fulfilling, having helped build the company from a start-up to where we are now,” commented Barrington. “It’s an extremely exciting time as we continue to refine our best in class technology and practices in order for TuneCore artists to receive maximum benefits as we scale, innovate and embark on TuneCore’s next chapter.”
This month, TuneCore expanded into Brazil and Russia, two very important growth markets, robust with local talent. In July, TuneCore launched in India, with a dedicated website for the Indian music market featuring local talent and local currency. Other key market launches are being planned for the coming year, as TuneCore continues its aggressive international expansion.
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TuneCore is the global platform for independent musicians to build audiences and careers — with technology and services across distribution, publishing administration and a range of promotional services. TuneCore Music Distribution services help artists, labels and managers sell their music through Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, JioSaavn, Deezer, TikTok and more than 150 download and streaming stores worldwide, while retaining 100 percent of their sales revenue and rights for a low annual flat fee. TuneCore Music Publishing Administration assists songwriters by administering their compositions through licensing, registration, worldwide royalty collections, and placement opportunities in film, TV, commercials, video games and more. The TuneCore Artist Services portal offers a suite of tools and services that enable artists to promote their craft, connect with fans, and get their music heard. TuneCore, part of Believe, is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, New Orleans, Atlanta, and Austin, and global operations in the UK, Australia, Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, India, and Brazil. www.tunecore.com
Believe is a world leading digital music company, helping artists and labels to build their audiences and careers, at all stages of their development. It is a best-in-class technology organization, providing global distribution and digital marketing services to its partners, with more than 1,200 professionals and offices in 45 countries. Believe owns several brands, labels and companies including Believe Distribution, TuneCore, Nuclear Blast, Naïve and AllPoints. www.believemusic.comTags: