Major talent agency Wasserman Music announced it has bolstered its international workforce with the hiring of four executives across various departments.
Brad Goodman joins the Wasserman Music team as Senior Vice President and will be based in Los Angeles; Sam Bartlett, who is based in New York, will serve as Vice President of Casinos and Performing Art Centers; Taryn Haight is based in L.A. and was brought on as Vice President of Strategy, Electric Music; and Guy Mason will be London-based Legal Counsel.
“Since the launch of Wasserman Music in 2021, we have always put a premium on our culture and on super-serving the artists we have the honor to represent around the world,” Wasserman Music EVP & Managing Executive Lee Anderson said in a statement. “The addition of Brad, Sam, Taryn, and Guy helps us continue to strengthen our organization and solidify our place as the premier global music representation agency.”
Goodman is a Tulane University graduate who previously elevated the careers of big-name artists at WME. His addition brings decades of experience as well as a roster of clients that includes Melissa Etheridge, “Weird Al” Yankovic and Ziggy Marley.
Bartlett boasts a decade of experience working in music and comedy touring departments at agencies such as CAA and ICM. In his new role, Bartlett will represent Wasserman Music’s roster for casino and performing art center venues in the U.S. Southeast and Midwest as well as central Canada.
Haight, who has worked over a decade in music marketing at labels such as Ninja Tune and Warner Records, will oversee non-touring and brand-building opportunities for Wasserman’s roster of electronic music artists. Prior to arriving at Wasserman Music, Haight served as head of strategy for HIFI Labs, a company that incubates and mentors talent.
Mason will be working out of the London office supporting the European Business Affairs team. He previously worked at VCCP Group, LLP, as a commercial and intellectual property solicitor covering a multi-disciplinary international group of affiliate agencies.