US-based rock independent The Eleven Seven Music Group has announced it is opening a European office next month to be led by Wally van Middendorp, who was most recently SVP International at Warner’s metal label Roadrunner Records.
Van Middendorp will oversee A&R, marketing and brand development for the indie across the EMEA region, working closely with distributors RSK Entertainment, who will continue to provide marketing and promotion services in key European markets.
Confirming the expansion of his label’s operations in Europe and beyond, Eleven Seven Music’s CEO Allen Kovac told reporters: “We are thrilled to have Wally on our European team. He is revered by artists, managers, and his peers”.
While Van Middendorp himself added: “I am very pleased to be working with Allen and his team to further develop the Eleven Seven and Five Seven label imprints internationally”.
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