Maureen Kenny Named Senior Vice President of A&R at Atlantic Records
Maureen Kenny has joined Atlantic Records as Senior Vice President of A&R, based at the company’s Burbank office. Kenny comes to Atlantic from Republic Records, where she was most recently Vice President of A&R, working closely with artists such as Of Monsters And Men and Weezer.
“Maureen brings great ears and deep experience to our A&R staff,” said Pete Ganbarg, Atlantic Executive Vice President/Head of A&R. “Over the past decade, she has signed and nurtured a diversity of compelling artists and A&R’d a string of outstanding records. Maureen is admired throughout the music community for her intuition and creativity, and it gives me great pleasure to welcome her into the Atlantic family.”
“As we continue to expand our A&R footprint across the globe, we are always looking for the best and brightest recruits for the team,” commented Atlantic Chairman & CEO Craig Kallman. “Maureen is a fantastic addition to a terrific staff that is discovering great artists and developing an exceptional roster. We’re looking eagerly forward to all the amazing music we know she will contribute to the life of Atlantic.”
Prior to joining Republic in 2011, Kenny spent six years at Columbia Records, where she rose from A&R Manager to Senior Director, overseeing projects for MGMT, Metro Station, John Mayer, Pete Yorn, and others.