AWAL, Kobalt’s recordings company, has hired Delphine Ferre (pictured) as Marketing Director, France.
Based in Paris, she will oversee international artist marketing and strategy for AWAL artists and labels.
Ferre joins AWAL with more than 20 years’ music industry experience.
Most recently, she spent three years as Global Vice President, Artist Marketing at Deezer.
Prior to that she was the International Marketing Director at Columbia Records and worked with artists such as Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, Kasabian, MGMT and more.
She started her career in music at Sony Music as a project manager.
Lonny Olinick, AWAL
Lonny Olinick, AWAL, CEO said: “We are committed to providing the best global services to help our artist and label partners take their businesses to the next level.
“We are continuously investing in the best team in music and hiring an executive at the caliber of Delphine clearly demonstrates this commitment.”
Paul Trueman, AWAL
Paul Trueman, GM UK & International, AWAL added: “As AWAL continues to grow, it’s important that we have a leading team in France, which is one of the most robust music markets we’re working in.
“It’s crucial that we invest in strong leadership and Delphine embodies that perfectly.
“She is highly respected in the industry and has a proven record of success. We are thrilled to have her join our team and are beyond confident in her ability to support our artists and label clients in France.”
“I am excited to be joining AWAL because it is a perfect mix between a major organization, an indie label and a tech company.”
Delphine Ferre said: “I am excited to be joining AWAL because it is a perfect mix between a major organization, an indie label and a tech company – all while embodying what the future of the industry looks like.”
In December 2018, AWAL announced a North American expansion with a new office in Canada.
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