MNRK Music Group (“MNRK”) promotes executive Sean Stevenson to Chief Operating Officer. In this expanded role, Stevenson will move beyond MNRK’s frontline recorded business, expanding his operational oversight into the group’s Management, Publishing and Music Department lines of business. He is based in New York and will continue to report to MNRK’s President and CEO, Chris Taylor.
Stevenson joined the company in 2018 as Executive Vice President and General Manager. In his four years with MNRK, he has proven to be a strong and respected leader. In addition to helping guide the group through several sales, he has developed award-winning teams that have revamped the company’s entire supply chain, driving new growth in physical sales, making MNRK one of the best indies in the d2c sales space, experiencing nearly 172% growth over the last 3 years.
Taylor says, “Sean has been a tireless partner for me and the team at MNRK since we brought him on 4 years ago. As we continue to integrate the 4 pillars of our business, he’ll be invaluable to our growth going forward.”
Stevenson says, “I am excited to add to MNRK’s continued growth and success as I take this next step in my career, with one of the best truly independent teams in the game. The past 4 years at MNRK have been some of the most satisfying of my entire career. I look forward to all the things this team will do as we continue to bring great music to the world, supporting some of the best artists out there in every aspect of what they do as creators and performers.”
Stevenson came to MNRK from FleishmanHillard, where he oversaw their Digital & Social Media practice since 2015 as SVP, then Partner. Over his 23-year career as a marketing and PR executive, Sean has led strategy, concept development, digital and social media campaigns for brands such as EMI, Universal, MTV, Warner Bros., Coca Cola, Nike and Samsung.