Digital delivery company AirPlay Direct has announced the appointment of Michael Harnett to President. Harnett joined AirPlay Direct as Director of Special Projects in late 2011, securing and launching partnerships with ASCAP, Folk Alliance, Hello Music, and Powderfinger Promotions among others. He has also overseen the addition of artists and promotions for Ani DiFranco, John Oates Band, Paul Kelly, Lydia Loveless, and the Del McCoury weekly radio program “Blue Side of Town.”
“I am honored and privileged to be working with Michael. He is a talented executive that has proven over and over again to be a powerful asset to our company,” says Robert Weingartz, Chairman and CEO of AirPlay Direct. “We had a great rebuilding year at AirPlay Direct in 2011 and I am confident that with Michael in the position of President we can expect continued advancements through 2012.”
Harnett’s 25 years of experience includes building Made in Heaven Entertainment and serving as a senior business development executive at Launch Media, Remix Galaxy, Zymeta and Starcast Networks. Harnett has worked with artists such as Tina Turner, Prince, Radiohead, Smashing Pumpkins, Flaming Lips, Rage Against the Machine, and Midnight Oil.
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