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Essential opens US office

By | Published on Friday 16 December 2011

Essential Music & Marketing

London-based Essential Music & Marketing, the music marketing and distribution service provider that is a sister company to the Cooking Vinyl label, has announced it is launching a new business in the US, to be called Essential USA.

The new company will work with Essential’s existing clients in the US market, as well as looking to expand the Essential’s group’s activities Stateside. Erik Gilbert, formerly with digital distributors IODA, will head up the new division from a New York base.

Essential’s MD Mike Chadwick told CMU: “Working with Erik will bring a whole new perspective to Essential. His understanding of the market in North America and his contacts worldwide will open up a host of opportunities for us. These are exciting times”.