Executive Turntable: Downtown Ups Tracy Maddux to CCO; AIM Adds 5 Women to Board

This week, Downtown Music Holdings announced some new titles and hires within its staff.  Tracy Maddux has been appointed to be Downtown’s Chief Commercial Officer after previously serving as the CEO of CD Baby under AVL Digital, which was acquired by Downtown in 2019. In the new role, Maddux will report to CEO Justin Kalifowitz and  lead  the company’s distribution, monetization, and promotional brands. These brands include CD Baby, FUGA, AdRev, and DashGo.

After 17 years with the company, Joel Andrew will be taking over as President of CD Baby following Maddux’s promotion. Previous to this, Andrew was CD Baby’s SVP of Business Affairsand General Counsel after getting his start on the physical distribution services team in 2003.

In addition, Amber Charania was hired as Legal Counsel to oversee M&A activities and music catalog acquisitions at Downtown. Prior to joining the team, Charania practiced corporate law at the firm DLA … Read the rest