[Developing Story] MusicRow has learned that Greg Oswald has been named the new Co-Head of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment’s country division, along with Rick Shipp. Oswald is the agent responsible for artists such as Taylor Swift, Wynonna, Gretchen Wilson, Kenny Rogers, and Hank Williams Jr. COO Paul Moore will continue to oversee the overall Nashville office also with Rick Shipp. The company’s roster also includes Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, Dwight Yoakam, Gary Allan, Blake Shelton, and more.
The following note was distributed yesterday by Peter Grosslight, Worldwide Head of Music/WME:
“It is with great pleasure that Rick Shipp and I announce Greg Oswald’s promotion. We invite all of you to join us in congratulating Greg who has worked long and hard for this well-deserved recognition. Cheers, Greg, you’ve more than earned it,” Peter Grosslight.