(CelebrityAccess) – On Thursday, WME announced the hiring of veteran music executive Dvora Englefield, who joins the agency as a partner and head of music artist strategy.
In the newly created role, Englefield will seek to develop and implement new business opportunities, partnerships and services for WME’s music division and its client roster.
Prior to joining WME, Englefield most recently served as head of the music division and partner at PR firm The Lede Company.
She also had stints at 42West, where she ran the company’s music department and BWR’s once-influential and now-defunct public relations.
“Lede’s leadership has always been second to none from day one,” Englefield said. “I’m so proud of what we’ve built together both in our long-standing friendships and in business as an all-woman-led company and forever grateful, especially to have been a part of this. ride with Amanda, Meredith, Sarah, Christine and Haeran. I will miss my Lede family, but I’m thrilled that with my new chapter, we can all continue to collaborate.
“It brings us great joy to see our dear friend and longtime colleague take her career in an exciting new direction,” said Amanda Silverman, Co-CEO of Lede, Meredith O’Sullivan, Sarah Rothman and Christine Su. “Dvora is a very strategic and talented leader and we are excited to continue working with her in her new role.”