Vevo has hired Scott Anderson as its new SVP of Engineering & Product. Anderson brings with him over 25 years of technology experience and joins from startup Conversa Health, where he helped the healthcare provider through its first rounds of funding. Prior to that, he led mobile engineering at Walmart.
• Jim Mahoney has been promoted to the newly-created role of Merlin VP of Global Operations, following five years at the helm of Merlin’s US operations. Jim will now oversee Merlin’s worldwide member-facing operations between the agency’s offices in New York, London, Tokyo and Amsterdam. He was recently named as one of Billboard’s 2019 Indie Power Players.
Warner Chappell Music has inked a global publishing administration agreement with Lizzo including existing and future work. Lizzo’s debut album, Cuz I Love You, which was released via Nice Life/Atlantic earlier this year, peaked at No.6 on the Billboard 200 chart in the US, and her songs “Juice” and “Truth Hurts” have charted globally.