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Appointments round-up: AEG Presents, Songkick, and more

AEG Presents has promoted both Alicia Karlin and Jenny Heifetz Henault (pictured) to vice-president of global touring and talent.

Karlin, who will continue to book the Electric Forest festival, helped open AEG Presents’ Rocky Mountain office in 2006. She left in 2007 to join Madison House before becoming the talent buyer for the Electric Forest festival. Following AEG Presents’ acquisition of Madison House Presents in 2014, Karlin rejoined AEG as vice-president of talent and a senior event producer.

Heifetz Henault has been with AEG Presents’ New York office for 10 years and most recently served as senior director of global touring. She has previously worked for Spivak Sobol Entertainment, The Firm and Azoffmusic.

Both Karlin and Heifetz Henault will relocate to AEG Presents’ Los Angeles headquarters.

Warner Music has named Morgan Hughes and Russell Fogden as its new dual international artist services team based in London.

Hughes steps up to the new role of head of creative while Fogden joins from Universal Music Group’s merchandising arm.

Artist Services is a division of WEA, Warner Music’s global artist and label services arm, and it supports artists in areas including direct-to-fan sales, merchandising, ticketing, website design and VIP fan club experiences.

Warner Music has also appointed Aaron Randall and Bill Ashton as Songkick’s new managing directors.

Randall already works at Songkick, and will also continue in his role as chief technology officer. Ashton joins the team form the main Warner Music business, where he was SVP Artist Services.

Randall and Ashton together replace current Songkick chief executive Mark McIntyre, who will step down this summer.

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