As part of his role, Holt will be responsible for the international expansion of Moonbug’s audio division and global music operations.

License Global

February 22, 2024

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Courtney Holt, Moonbug
Courtney HoltMoonbug

Moonbug Entertainment has announced the appointment of Courtney Holt as the company’s first global head of music and strategic audio initiatives. As part of his role, Holt will foster the growth of Moonbug’s music label through strategic partner alliances and strengthening relationships with established and emerging artists. Holt will also be responsible for the international expansion of the audio division and global music operations, including further developing Moonbug’s music commercial and creative partnerships and exploring emerging audio-based initiatives.

Holt joins the team following its recent growth, as Moonbug looks to establish a global music brand within the children’s entertainment space. He will help to ensure the business continues to provide music and entertainment that resonates with and inspires families all over the world.
Holt’s career, cultivating growth and driving engagement within the music industry, spans over three decades, including leadership roles at Spotify, The Walt Disney Company and Viacom. Holt also worked at Universal Music Group where he was involved in the early digital music evolution for the company. During his time at Spotify, he was a key architect in building and growing their global podcast business, including driving key partnerships with creators on the platform. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Courtney to the Moonbug team,” says Rene Rechtman, co-founder, chief executive officer, Moonbug Entertainment. “We often hear from music creators who are looking to interact with our content and I’m excited about the opportunities that having Courtney on board will create. He brings with him a proven track record in delivering strong performance in the music and media industry and his appointment will be instrumental in cementing our position as a leader in the global music landscape.”

“I look forward to collaborating with our talented team to explore new opportunities, forge strategic partnerships and push the boundaries of what is possible,” says Holt. “As a parent, I am inspired by the work Moonbug has been doing to produce great and inspirational content for kids. I am excited to embark on this exciting journey with Moonbug.”
Holt is based in Moonbug’s Los Angeles office and plans to grow and expand the local Los Angeles music and audio team. 

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