Steve Boom and Amazon Music announced the introduction ryan redington He will lead as the new general manager of Amazon Music. Redington, formerly vice president of music industry operations, will report to Boom, VP of Audio, Twitch and Games for Amazon.
Redington first joined Amazon 15 years ago and has been on the Amazon Music team for the past ten years. In fact, he was part of the team that launched the streaming service division of the platform in 2014, and was part of the senior leadership team of Amazon Music, which has overseen the music industry organization for the past six years.
His experience working with the music industry team has made Redington a highly qualified candidate as general manager for his in-depth knowledge of record label and artist relations, artist and genre marketing, live broadcasts and editorial content, playlist and programming, physical products and music. . and artist analysis.
Before joining Amazon Music, Redington worked in Amazon’s physical music and video divisions. He joined Boom when the executive transitioned from his previous role as VP of Amazon Music (in December last year) to lead Amazon’s network of digital entertainment businesses.
Boom oversees global responsibility for Amazon Music, Audible, Wondery, Amp, Twitch and Amazon Games in Amazon’s S team. He assumed his current position last December. It joined Amazon in 2012 to develop and develop Amazon Music into an audio entertainment services hub.
Boom is also the longest-serving chairman of the leading music industry charity, MusiCares, and was recently named Music Visionary of the Year by the UJA-New York Federation.