Independent music distributor The Orchard is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a slew of announcements at Midem including new label signings and an expanded European presence.
New labels and artists signings announced in Cannes include Italian based indie distributor Audioglobe, UK indie label Transgressive Records, HIT Entertainment, Virginie Berger's Don’t Believe The Hype and artist Rhett Miller.
Exanding The Orchard's European presence, Colleen Theis, Managing Director of UK and Europe is being supported by these staff changes and additions:
- Tricia Arnold joins the company in the role of International Sales and Distribution Director, bringing over 10 years of international indie label and distribution expertise, most recently at ADA Global.
- Liz Eve has been promoted to International Client Relations Director.
- Chris Tams has been promoted to International Marketing Director.
"With the extreme cultural and musical diversity of each region, it’s highly important that each regionally-based team support their clients’ and markets’ unique needs,” says Theis. "We’ve structured our team for maximum local support and I am confident this expansion will continue to secure our position as leaders in the digital music and video industry.”