LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – Cooking Vinyl announced this week the appointment of Ryan Farley as managing director, Cooking Vinyl Publishing.
Farley, who comes to the position from his previous post as A&R manager at Warner/Chappell, has signed Madeon (Lady Gaga, Ellie Goulding, Muse), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Max McElligott (Wolf Gang), Clock Opera and Cold Specks.
Commenting on CV’s latest hire, Martin Goldschmidt, Cooking Vinyl group chairman said: “We are really excited to have Ryan head up our publishing company worldwide. His strength is creative A&R and he will be able to make a big difference in developing careers for our current and future writers. We have big plans for the expansion of our publishing company.”
Farley added: “Everything is in place for the company to grow and become a significant player in the publishing world. I’m looking forward to leading the business with a hands-on A&R approach; creating an environment where songwriters feel valued, supported and provided with real opportunities in the knowledge that their rights are being diligently administered, protected and accounted for.”
Cooking Vinyl is currently in the process of refocusing its publishing division to further expand its reach on a global scale.