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Kobalt Promotes Kenny McGoff As Head Of A&R, UK
Kenny McGoff. Courtesy of Kobalt.

Kobalt Promotes Kenny McGoff As Head Of A&R, UK

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LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – Kobalt has announced that Kenny McGoff has been promoted to head of A&R, UK, Kobalt Music Publishing.

Based in Kobalt’s London office, McGoff was previously senior vice president, creative. Since joining the company two years ago, he has signed chart-topping Scottish troubadour Gerry Cinnamon, as well as SlowThai, JEM Cooke, Eloise and rising star Joesef, among others.

Kobalt Head of UK Creative for Publishing and Recordings, Alison Donald, said: “Kenny has made an incredible contribution since joining Kobalt and this promotion couldn’t be more deserved, his passion, drive and commitment to his writers/artists and colleagues is second to none. I’m excited about where he will lead the team next.”

McGoff added: “The past two years since joining Kobalt have been tremendously rewarding for me. Incredible music, global creative interaction and creative team are a joy to be part of and share. Our Kobalt roster is full of fantastic songwriters, artists and musicians who are as wide and varied as they are successful. I’m very grateful to Alison for this promotion and hope to continue to grow the business with great music while maintaining Kobalt’s core values.

“I’d also like to thank Sas Metcalfe as Chief Creative Officer. Her love for music and the songwriter knows no bounds. Under her leadership we share music and ideas daily with each other across the world. I’m proud to be part of a truly global creative family.”

Previously, McGoff has held positions with EMI, Sony, and Ultra. Over the course of his publishing career, he has worked with artists including Calvin Harris, Paul Epworth, Kasabian, Eric Prydz, Bloc Party, and Arctic Monkeys, among others.

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