UTA has appointed Samantha Kirby Yoh as Co-Head of UTA Music, becoming a member of David Zedeck in overseeing the corporate’s worldwide music operations.
Kirby Yoh most lately served as Head of East Coast Music at WME the place she was chargeable for overseeing the New York music division and a roster of shoppers together with Bjork, Rosalia, LCD Soundsystem, Florence & the Machine, FKA twigs, Grimes, Alicia Keys, James Blake, MIA, Moses Sumney, Channel Tres, Banks, St Vincent, Large Assault and The Chemical Brothers.
Natalia Nastaskin will proceed in her position as Basic Supervisor of the World Music Group, working intently with each Kirby Yoh and Zedeck.
She was recognized for increasing WME’s companies into new areas of media and inventive model partnerships. Previous to that, Kirby Yoh was an agent at Evolution Expertise.
Kirby Yoh is a Founding Member of “She Is The Music” which focuses on growing the variety of ladies working within the world music trade, and sits on the advisory board of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, which works to extend variety within the leisure trade.
She additionally co-founded “Noise for Now,” which connects performers to organizations combating for reproductive rights.
“We’ve got lengthy admired Sam’s success working with distinctive and highly effective artists, and we’re thrilled she has chosen to hitch us.”
Jeremy Zimmer, UTA
“Sam and David see eye-to-eye on find out how to construct an amazing music enterprise and might be robust companions in main UTA Music,” mentioned UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer.
“We’ve got lengthy admired Sam’s success working with distinctive and highly effective artists, and we’re thrilled she has chosen to hitch us.
“Below their management, UTA Music will proceed to deliver progressive concepts, unparalleled service and collaboration into the lives of artists.”
“I’m excited to hitch UTA as they proceed to construct out their music division to satisfy, shield and amplify the creativity of the artists they characterize.”
Samantha Kirby Yoh
Kirby Yoh added: “I’m excited to hitch UTA as they proceed to construct out their music division to satisfy, shield and amplify the creativity of the artists they characterize.
“UTA is on the vanguard of investing and sourcing extremely progressive alternatives for his or her artists. Moreover, I’ve watched with nice respect as UTA strikes clearly with their intentions to raised our music group, turning into leaders in variety, fairness and inclusion.
“I look ahead to partnering with David Zedeck, a buddy for greater than 20 years and probably the most proficient brokers and leaders in music. I’m thrilled to get to work.”
“There are few brokers in music extra creative, collaborative or dynamic than Sam and I’m excited she’s agreed to hitch UTA.”
David Zedeck added: “There are few brokers in music extra creative, collaborative or dynamic than Sam and I’m excited she’s agreed to hitch UTA.
“We’ve been colleagues and pals for over 20 years and there’s nobody I’d quite share the duty of working our music enterprise with.
“She’s somebody I like and respect tremendously. She’ll deliver a novel perspective and excellent style to the position, and I look ahead to a partnership targeted on persevering with to construct UTA Music into the trade chief.”Music Enterprise Worldwide