NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) – Downtown has promoted Lisa Hauptman to the newly-created role of Global Head of People.
In her new role, Hauptman will report to Andrew Bergman, Chief Operating Officer at Downtown, and will spearhead talent development and recruitment for the company’s rapidly growing teams across its Downtown Music Publishing and Songtrust businesses. She will also continue to oversee human resource operations and lead the company’s innovative internship program which aims to provide students from around the world the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge about the intricacies of the global songwriting and music rights management industry.
“Lisa is extremely passionate about our company and the team. She has and will continue to play a critical role in the company’s talent development and recruitment,” said Bergman. “She has also become a crucial component of the management team due to her experience in developing executive talent and her tremendous instincts for people.”
Hauptman, a seasoned veteran in human capital management experience, joined Downtown in 2015 as Executive Director of Operations, following nearly two decades at Davis Shapiro Lewit Grabel Leven Granderson & Blake, LLP, a music law firm founded by Fred Davis. Since July 2016, she’s overseen recruitment as Downtown expanded from 44 to 110 full-time employees worldwide, and added three new offices in Tokyo, Paris, and Sydney.
Adding to the People team, Downtown has also named Travis Cowan as Talent Acquisition and Retention Specialist and Nina Lampcov as Human Resources Coordinator. Both will report to Hauptman.