Executive Shuffle: iHeart Radio, Pandora, VEVO, ASCAP

Executive Shuffle: iHeart Radio, Pandora, VEVO and ASCAP

A list of executive shuffles across the music business…

iHeart Radio has hired radio executive Rob Farina as Senior Advisor, just in time for the launch of iHeart Radio in Canada. Farina most recently worked as Vice President of Content for Rogers Media.

Pandora recently announced Tim Westergren as CEO following Brian McAndrews’ exit from the company (full coverage here).  Pandora has also named Jim Feuille as Chairman, Mike Herring as President and Chief Financial Officer, Sara Clemens to Chief Operating Officer, and Chris Phillips to Chief Product Officer.


VEVO has internally promoted JP Evangelista to Head of Music and Talent.  Evangelista has worked for VEVO since 2009, and first started out as the Manager of Label Relations. Since his first role, Evangelista has performed in various capacities, including Director of Label Relations, Senior Director of Music Programming and Industry Relations, and Vice President of Content and Programming before being promoted to his new role.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has elevated Gabriela Gonzalez as Vice President, Latin.  Gonzalez has worked for ASCAP for 16 years as Senior Director, US Latin & Latin America.  Gonzalez will continue to be based in Los Angeles and will report to John Titta, ASCAP EVP, Membership.  In the new role, Gonzalez will be responsible for overseeing the ASCAP Latin Membership Department.


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