Greg Thompson Named President of Maverick Music
April 7, 2016 at 3:28 PM (PT)
CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP EVP GREG THOMPSON has been named President of MAVERICK MUSIC. Starting in mid-JUNE, THOMPSON will be responsible for optimizing and identifying opportunities for talent across the company’s portfolio of artists which span multiple genres including Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B, Rock and Country music.
“At one of our managers meetings, MAVERICK’s RON LAFFITTE suggested we bring GREG on board to join us, MAVERICK Founder GUY OSEARY said. "Every single MAVERICK manager immediately and unanimously agreed. We knew that GREG's experience and reputation would be a huge asset to the artists we work for. The music industry today faces many challenges while at the same time is also full of endless possibilities, which is why you want the best captain steering the ship. We now have that, with GREG on the team.”
“I’m excited for this amazing chance to join a team with such a progressive and innovative culture and vision," THOMPSON said. "I want to thank GUY and the rest of the all-star managers at MAVERICK for this opportunity. I’m really looking forward to this next chapter.”
MAVERICK represents artists such as MADONNA, PAUL MCCARTNEY, U2, PHARRELL WILLIAMS, BRITNEY SPEARS, NICKI MINAJ, MILEY CYRUS, LIL WAYNE, JASON ALDEAN, ARCADE FIRE, JILL SCOTT, BACKSTREET BOYS, ONE REPUBLIC, SOUNDGARDEN, T.I., THE ROOTS, G-EAZY, FIFTH HARMONY and RASCAL FLATTS.