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Press release: Beggars Group Names Global Head Of Streaming And Expands Team 8 March 2022

The Beggars Group is excited to announce the promotion of BRANDON BECKER to the position of GLOBAL HEAD OF STREAMING. Additional changes and positions have also been added.

BRANDON BECKER will now serve as a global department head, managing the priorities of the Group’s worldwide streaming team, directing our campaign streaming strategy in collaboration with the labels. He will also maintain primary relationships with our global streaming partners. Brandon continues to be based in New York.

MATTHEW GAWRYCH joins as US STREAMING DIRECTOR. Matthew joins us from FUGA, where he was their Global Head of Marketing Strategy. His experience in the independent space across a variety of fields make him a perfect addition to our staff and we are excited to have Matthew on board to continue to develop our streaming presence in the US. He will be responsible for...

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Press release: Mark Lanegan22 February 2022

We are seeing the sad news that the incredible Mark Lanegan has passed away. His voice was one of a kind…it reached into your soul and pulled your heart out. He was truly unique and will be greatly missed. We have had the pleasure of releasing several of his albums over the years via Beggars Banquet, then 4AD, and we are honored to have had a small part in the long legacy he leaves behind.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.

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Press release: BEGGARS GROUP NAMES LABEL EXECS NABIL AYERS AS NEW US PRESIDENT AND CLAIRE TAYLOR AS NEW US GENERAL MANAGER25 January 2022

(JANUARY 25TH, 2022) Beggars Group US today announces the appointment of Nabil Ayers to President, following the departure of US President Matt Harmon, and Claire Taylor has been promoted to General Manager.

After 24 years at Beggars, Harmon has decided to step down to pursue other opportunities. Martin Mills, Chairman of Beggars Group, said “We are very grateful to Matt for his contributions over two decades which have brought us such success, but equally excited about Nabil and Claire’s elevations, as we look forward to an even brighter future.”

Nabil Ayers has been the US Label Manager of 4AD since 2009. Simon Halliday will continue to lead 4AD in his role as Worldwide Managing Director.

“My 13 years at 4AD have prepared me well for a move down the hall,” said Ayers, “and I am proud to work for a company whose roster and staff...

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