Maik Pallasch has joined The Orchard as Managing Director, GSA, Eastern Europe and Russia.
Based in Berlin, Pallasch will succeed music veteran Manlio Celotti, The Orchard’s present Managing Director for the territory, who will transition to a Senior Consultant position beginning in 2022.
In his new position, Celotti will proceed to offer technique and help to The Orchard’s government workforce and key shoppers.
Both Pallasch and Celotti will work in tandem to offer experience within the territory by means of the tip of 2021.
Pallasch will report back to The Orchard’s Chief Operating Officer, Colleen Theis.
Pallasch brings intensive management expertise to The Orchard, most not too long ago as the Head Of Music GSA at Spotify, a place he held since 2017 and left on the finish of March.
At Spotify, he led the music features for GSA together with editorial, and artist & label partnerships, whereas persevering with to develop total methods for the GSA market.
In 2013, Pallasch joined BMG Rights Management as its Managing Director, GSA, and has held artistic and administration roles at Sony Music Publishing Germany, Miraumusik Records & Publishing, B612 Publishing, Suction Records, Pilatuspool Studios and Motor Music.
“It’s impressive to see how The Orchard is positioned with its great team, leading technology and international reach.”
Maik Pallasch, mentioned: “I am very much looking forward to working with the team, and artists and label partners at The Orchard.
“It’s impressive to see how The Orchard is positioned with its great team, leading technology and international reach.
“The company has continued to provide the tools to help navigate the current and future challenges client partners face in this ever-changing music market.
“I am very grateful that Manlio, who has played a vital role in the success of The Orchard, will remain on board through the end of 2021.”
“I am proud of what we’ve built locally.”
Manlio Celotti, added: “The past seven years at The Orchard have been incredible. I’m honored to be part of such a dynamic global team.
“Most importantly, I am proud of what we’ve built locally.
“The team has hit milestones, broken records, successfully integrated businesses and contributed to the growth of the company in the GSA, Eastern Europe, and Russia territories.
“I see my ‘start up’ mission as complete, and will be stepping down to give myself more private time, while continuing to support the company’s global vision.
“Maik’s experience is perfect to take The Orchard to the next level. I cannot think of a better person to lead the charge as the new Managing Director and I am honored to welcome him to the company.”Music Business Worldwide
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