BETTER NOISE MUSIC (BNM) has added Chairman to Founder ALLEN KOVAC’s duties the place he’s based mostly out of NEW YORK. DAN WAITE, based mostly in LONDON, strikes from Pres. to CEO, and Steve Kline in NEW YORK provides Pres. to his COO title. KOVAC can be founder and Chief Government Officer of 10TH STREET ENTERTAINMENT.
BNM is dwelling to mainstream rock acts, together with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DIRTY HEADS, THE HU, ASKING ALEXANDRIA, BAD WOLVES, FROM ASHES TO NEW and NOTHING MORE.
WAITE has simply marked his sixth 12 months at BETTER NOISE MUSIC and transferring up from Pres. to CEO, is his second promotion on the label. WAITE is Chair of IMPALA’s Digital Committee, sits on the AIM Digital Committee and has a 360-background encompassing all the weather of the trendy music business. Previous to becoming a member of BNM, WAITE was Head/Expertise for TIME INC and NME, labored with display expertise at BBC STUDIOS, and was Head/Programming for AEG at THE O2 ARENA.
KLINE has labored for 18 years below the KOVAC MEDIA umbrella, first at tenth STREET ENTERTAINMENT, and since its inception in 2006, BETTER NOISE MUSIC the place he was SVP/Advertising and marketing & Promotion. KLINE’s background consists of serving as VP/Promotion of CLIVE DAVIS’ J RECORDS in addition to VP/West Coast Promotion of COLUMBIA RECORDS/SONY MUSIC.
KOVAC stated, “DAN and STEVE step up at a time the place BETTER NOISE MUSIC has been #1 Mainstream rock label for five years in a row, is the #1 BILLBOARD Onerous Rock Imprint, and is continuous to develop our worldwide cumulative gross sales by way of our international places of work.”
WAITE stated, “On this new position, I’ll purpose to maximise the careers and album consumption of our signed acts on our label as we develop the label, increasing by way of new signings, opening up new markets and dealing carefully with the superb specialists that we now have in every division at BNM which has stored us #1 Rock Label for the final 5 years.”
KLINE added, “I wish to thank ALLEN for placing his religion in me, as he has over the previous 19 years, on this enhanced position at BETTER NOISE. I’m extremely excited to work with ALLEN and DAN in main our superb international staff to future success.”