Dan Waite named Higher Noise Music CEO, Steve Kline turns into President; firm founder Allen Kovac is now Chairman

US-headquartered indie rock label Better Noise Music (BNM) has introduced key management modifications on the high of its firm construction.

The agency’s founder, Allen Kovac, is now the label’s Chairman – as Dan Waite steps up from President to CEO.

Elsewhere, Steve Kline provides President to his COO title at BNM.

BNM is residence to various widespread rock acts together with 5 Finger Loss of life Punch, Soiled Heads, The Hu, Asking Alexandria, and Dangerous Wolves.

Along with his duties at BNM, Allen Kovac can be the founder and CEO of tenth Avenue Leisure, the artist administration agency that’s residence to Motley Crue, Blondie and extra.

Just lately, Kovac established a second division to BNM, Higher Noise Movies, a worldwide impartial leisure firm creating function movies and different content material.

Discussing the brand new management modifications at his label, Kovac stated: “Dan and Steve step up at a time the place Higher Noise Music have been #1 Mainstream rock label for five years in a row, is the #1 Billboard Laborious Rock Imprint, and is continuous to develop our worldwide cumulative gross sales by our international workplaces.”

Dan Waite has simply marked his sixth yr at Higher Noise Music. Transferring up from President to CEO, his new title as CEO represents his second promotion on the label.

 “On this new function,” says Waite, “I’ll intention to maximise the careers and album consumption of our signed acts on our label as we develop the label, increasing by new signings, opening up new markets and dealing carefully with the superb specialists that we now have in every division at BNM which has saved us #1 Rock Label for the final 5 years.”

Steve Kline has labored for 18 years beneath the Kovac Media umbrella, first at tenth Avenue Leisure, and since its inception in 2006, Higher Noise Music the place he was initially SVP Advertising and marketing & Promotion.

“I wish to thank Allen for placing his religion in me, as he has over the previous 19 years, on this enhanced function at Higher Noise,” says Kline.” I’m extremely excited to work with Allen and Dan in main our superb international staff to future success.”

In 2019, Sir Richard Branson honored Allen Kovac with the Innovator Award on the AIM Affiliation of Unbiased Music Awards in London.Music Enterprise Worldwide

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