The Syndicate, an entertainment marketing agency, has announced the promotion of Graham Rothenberg to the position of President and General Manager. Rothenberg has been with the company for 18 years and has served as General Manager since 2018. He will now lead the agency alongside partners Jon Landman, Tracey Zucatti, and Chris Elles. During his tenure, he has been a key force in campaigns including the Interpol “Big Shot City” exhibit and Panic! At The Disco’s crop circle tour announcement.
In other news, Spotify has expanded its artist partnerships team with the hire of Jackie Augustus as the Head of Country and Folk Artist Partnerships. Augustus, who was named to Billboard‘s Country Power Players list in 2022, most recently served as strategic partner manager of music at Instagram. Chris Schuler was also named as Vice President of Promotion at Capitol Records Nashville, and Sherry Lansing was designated Chairman of the Board on Universal Music Group‘s board of directors.