NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Jon Pikus has been named as the new Creative Director for Imagem Music USA, one of the leading indie music publishers.
In his new role, Pikus will be responsible for new signings, as well as managing cuts and co-writes for the Imagem Music roster of songwriters and will report directly to Imagem president Richard Stumpf.
Pikus was formerly Senior Director of A&R at MySpace Records, where he A&R'd Hollywood Undead, Kate Voegele, Pennywise, Meiko, Nico Vega and Mickey Avalon. Prior to that he was Director of A&R at Columbia Records where he A&R'd Crazy Town and The Ataris, and was an A&R Scout at Interscope Records.
He was also producer/engineer of numerous Los Angeles rock bands including the original Weezer demos, and drummer for the bands Campfire Girls and El Magnifico.
"I'd like to thank Richard Stumpf and André de Raaff for this opportunity. I look forward to building Imagem Music's presence in the USA by bringing in great songwriters and artists to add to our already strong international roster." said Pikus in a statement. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers