Audio Network


Red Arrow Studios Int’l hires Audio Network exec for global sales

Red Arrow Studios International (RASI) has hired Audio Network exec Tim Gerhartz as SVP of global sales.  Reporting into Bo Stehmeier, president of RASI, Gerhartz – who worked in sales and acquisitions at the German distributor from 2012 to 2015 – will be responsible for leading the company’s international sales team. Based in the Munich […]

Audio Network France appoints Lamond as GM

Audio Network, the global music company specialising in television, music and film, has appointed Anthony Lamond as general manager to its French arm. The appointment arrives after Audio Network’s acquisition of A-Music earlier this year, resulting in the creation of Audio Network France. Lamond, who began his career at Universal Music France and Sony Music […]

Ex-StudioCanal exec replaces Audio Network boss

Music licensing business Audio Network has hired Robb Smith as CEO, with the former MGM, StudioCanal and Universal exec filling a role vacated by Chris Blakeston. Smith (pictured) has started in the new London-based role. He replaces Chris Blakeston, who Audio Network said this morning left in April. He remains an advisor the company said. […]

Audio Network poaches Red Arrow sales exec

Audio Network has recruited Tim Gerhartz from Red Arrow to cover sales into Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Gerhartz was VP, sales and acquisitions, at Red Arrow International, covering the UK, Scandinavia, Italy and Benelux. At London-based music licensing business Audio Network, he will head up the sales team covering German-speaking territories. In the new role […]

TRX adds Audio Network exec as deputy CEO

Online trading platform TRX has hired Juliette Squair from TV music company Audio Network to become its deputy CEO. This comes hot on the heels of UK channels groups Sky and Channel 4 buying into TRX parent Dial Square 86 as part of a recent £5.2 million (US$7 million) funding round. At indie music firm […]

Blakeston takes top job at Audio Network

Chris Blakeston has been upped to CEO of music rights business Audio Network. He takes the top job at the company, which provides copyright-free music for TV producers, as co-founder Robert Hurst exits the CEO role. Blakeston is upped from COO and takes up the new role with immediate effect. He has been with the […]

FremantleMedia finance chief joins Audio Network

FremantleMedia’s former chief finance officer Ian Ousey has taken the CFO role at Audio Network – a music company specialising in music for film, television and video. Ousey, who left FremantleMedia last month after more than three years as CFO, will lead Audio Network’s finance team and has also been tasked with collaborating across other […]

Audio Network hires Johnson from Warners

Music rights business Audio Network has hired Ali Johnson as its new global head of music. Johnson joins from Warner Music where he was director of licensing. At Audio Network he will work across all departments and develop plans to best utilise the 62,000-track catalogue. Johnson said: “Having had a varied career in the music […]