(CelebrityAccess) – Nuclear Blast has expanded its leadership team in Europe with the recruitment of Jens Prueter, who will take over A&R for Europe and Antje Lange, who will become Chief Operating Officer.
Prueter will be tasked with developing long-term strategies for Nuclear Blast’s roster of artists at all stages of their careers, and will lead an A&R team focused on growing the next generation of global rock and metal artists.
Lange will lead Nuclear Blast’s international physical and digital service infrastructure including Nuclear Blast’s market-leading direct-to-fan merchandizing business.
Of the appointments, Thorsten Freese, Managing Director of Believe Germany, said: “Prueter and Lange will help us steer the careers of new, cutting-edge and up-and-coming talent who join world’s top heavy-music artists and legends such as Slayer, Nightwish and Meshuggah.
“Nuclear Blast is one of heavy-music artists’ most sought-after partners for achieving global success, expanding the reach of valuable catalogs and connecting with new audiences. We are growing a talented, expert team that has made the label an industry leader for more than 30 years – with a commitment to transparency, innovation and partnership.”