BMG has announced the appointment of Brandon Riester to VP, A&R, Recorded Music. In his new role, Riester will be responsible for signing and developing artists for BMG’s frontline recording team, and song development in collaboration with BMG’s songwriters and publishing team. Based in Los Angeles, he will report directly to Dan Gill, EVP, Recorded Music.
Riester first began his music career promoting local concerts in his hometown of Auburn, NY before relocating to Los Angeles where he previously held A&R roles in two joint ventures with Epic and Hitco (Delacey ‘My Man’), and in management at Medina Group. Most recently, he was A&R for Nuyorican Records where he worked with Jennifer Lopez on the Universal Pictures Marry Me film soundtrack, the Netflix documentary Halftime, and several upcoming projects.