LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Veteran Universal Music Group executive Jeremy Erlich announced that he’s joined the Spotify team in a senior strategy-oriented role.
“I’m very happy to announce that I’m joining Spotify as the Head of Music Strategy. I’ll be responsible for the North American Editorial & Global Curation Strategy teams, as well as the Music team’s strategy and operations, and work to further strengthen Spotify’s relationships in the creative community. I’m excited that my efforts will remain focused on artists, songwriters, producers, labels and publishing partners. Thanks to Daniel, Dawn, and Nick for the amazing opportunity,” Erlich announced in a post on his social media.
Prior to Spotify, Erlich toiled at Interscope Records, serving most recently as CFO and EVP Business Development, and where he played a key role in signing the hit K-Pop girl group Blackpink.
Prior to Interscope, he oversaw corporate development for UMG from 2011, including playing a significant role in the acquisition of EMI.
Erlich will report to Spotify’s Global Head of Music Nick Holmsten and will be based in Los Angeles.