TAO Promotes Schaefer

Rich Schaefer has been announced as the new president of artist management company The Artists Organization, and Don Van Cleave has been named COO.

Schaefer joined the company in 2008, overseeing all aspects of touring for the company’s roster, and Van Cleave joined in 2009 after running the Coalition of Independent Music Stores.

Gary Gersh remains CEO of The Artists Organization, whose roster includes John Legend, Soundgarden, and Portugal. The Man.