INgrooves Opens Offices In Oslo, Norway Names Co-Regional Managers
November 1, 2016 at 11:18 AM (PT)
INGROOVES MUSIC GROUP has announced that music veterans KRISTINE BJORNSTAD and TIM DUNHAM have joined the company to manage the NORDIC region in the company's offices baded in OSLO NORWAY, as part of a long-term strategy to diversify its content and reach another sector of a global audience.
As co-regional managers, BJORNSTAD and DUNHAM will focus on business development, sales and marketing strategies for artists, labels and content creators in that region. They will also be responsible for developing innovative promotions and marketing tactics for INGROOVES’ global clients.
The INGROOVES NORDIC team has already signed BRILLIANCE RECORDS as a client distributing music from artists such as, MR. LITTLE JEANS, KAKKMADDAFAKKA and NOVO ARMOR. In addition, music from KAJA GUNNUFSEN from LITTLE BIG SISTER and TONES from KINKVERKwill also utilize INGROOVES for marketing and distribution services.
Prior to joining INGROOVES, BJORNSTAD and DUNHAM were GM and Head of A & R, respectively, at prominent SWEDISH Indie COSMOS MUSIC. They are also partners of their own management firm and label - U OK?, home to NORWEGIAN artists NILS BECH and GUNDELACH.
Commtned INGROOVES CEO BOB ROBACK: “We are truly excited to have KRISTINE and TIM as part of the INGROOVES team to help strengthen our commitment as a truly global enterprise. We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with local labels to do excellent work in the Nordic market and internationally, as well as, maximize our international clients’ revenue into this territory.”
Said KRISTINE: “TIM and I look forward to the opportunity to use our knowledge from the streaming-dominated NORDIC market to spur additional innovation at an already progressive company."
Added TIM: “There are great possibilities to come as we learn and expand on how other markets and cultures are engaging with digital music platforms, which will benefit all of our INGROOVES labels and artists.”