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New MD appointed at Quietus Management

By | Published on Monday 13 June 2022

Gemma Reilly-Hammond

Quietus Management has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director as part of plans to scale up the firm’s activities. Gemma Reilly-Hammond, currently VP Marketing New Recordings for BMG UK, will take on the MD role at the artist management company in September.

Confirming the appointment, the firm’s Ian Grenfell says: “The role of artist managers is ever-expanding and post-COVID we are very much in growth mode, so this is the right time to bring in some senior resource. We know Gemma well from her work with most of the Quietus roster and she is clearly among the best of her generation. We have a great young team here which Gemma will complement. I have a clear view of how the company can evolve over the next five to ten years and beyond. Gemma’s personality and skill set makes her the perfect person to help with that goal”.

Reilly-Hammond herself adds: “I have spent eight fantastic years at BMG and feel fortunate to have played a part in its growth story. I have been lucky to work with some incredible artists during my time here and find the opportunity to have an even more direct relationship with artists very appealing. Although sad to say goodbye to a very talented team of people at BMG, I am delighted to be moving over to Quietus. Ian has built one of the most resilient and respected management operations in the UK and I look forward to helping him further solidify its success”.

The Quietus roster currently includes the likes of Simply Red, Simple Minds, Suede, Bill Wyman, Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders, and new act Gorran.