WMG Ups Eliah Seton To ADA Worldwide President
April 8, 2015 at 10:41 AM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC GROUP (WMG) has promoted ELIAH SETON to President of ALTERNATIVE DISTRIBUTION ALLIANCE (ADA) Worldwide, the company’s independent distribution and services arm. Most recently WARNER RECORDED MUSIC SVP/International Strategy & Operations, SETON succeeds MIKE JBARA, who has appointed EVP/Technology & Business Processes for WMG.
“ELIAH brings the ideal combination of business savvy, global experience, and a genre-spanning love of music to his new role,” WARNER Recorded Music Pres./International STU BERGEN said. “He can deliver on multiple fronts for our partners, from strategic innovation to revenue diversification. ELIAH joins ADA’s peerless leadership and the entire outstanding team, who have set the standard for world-class service to independent artists. Together, they will be great ambassadors for ADA and the indie community, as we continue to expand the company’s global footprint and band together with the best labels in the world.”
“I’m looking forward to harnessing our firepower in support of independent music across the globe,” SETON said. “So much amazing music is being created today by indie artists, from both established and emerging labels. We are passionate about helping to grow this dynamic and vibrant community. The ADA team is the best in the business, and I want to thank STU for this wonderful opportunity.”