Warner Music Italy has revealed that Clemente Zard will join Vivo Concerti as its new managing director in September.
Zard is former managing director of production and promotion company Saludo Italia, one of the leading production and promotion companies in the musical and family entertainment business. Zard has also promoted the live shows of international artists throughout Italy.
Owned by Warner Music Italy, Vivo Concerti provides booking and promotion services to international and local artists. Zard replaces Ootgoing managing director Corrado Rizzotto. In recent years, the company has produced tours for artists such as Radiohead, Florence and the Machine, Arctic Monkeys, Sigur Ros, Franz Ferdinand and Subsonica, as well as working with Warner Music artists including Muse, Linkin Park, Paolo Nutini, Bruno Mars, The Black Keys and David Guetta.
Marco Alboni, CEO of Warner Music Italy, said: “The appointment of Clemente Zard confirms the commitment of Warner Music Italy to the ongoing diversification and enhancement of its services for artists and music fans, with the goal of maintaining its presence in the market at the highest level.”