Milan scores new prez-CEO

Walner tapped for music company's U.S. office

HOLLYWOOD — Soundtrack specialist Milan Entertainment has tapped Keith Walner president and CEO of the music company’s U.S. office in Beverly Hills.

Walner, who previously ran the business and legal affairs department for Milan’s U.S. office, fills the void left by the recent exit of Milan prexy Russell Ziecker.

Walner will oversee all aspects of Milan Entertainment’s U.S. affairs, including creative, business and legal affairs matters. Walner will report directly to CEO Emmanuel Chamboredon, who heads Milan’s Paris-based international operation.

Initial releases under Walner’s direction will include original soundtrack albums from the upcoming films “Jackpot” (starring Daryl Hannah), “An American Rhapsody,” “Session 9” and “The Believer,” as well as electronic music releases “Ibiza Orchid” and “Suite 706.”

Before joining Milan, Walner spent seven years as a partner in the law firm Escalante, Walner & Rivas, repping Sublime, Pennywise, the Vandals and Kung Fu Records.

Milan also has made the following staff additions: Rene Klaassen was appointed director of sales, Ianthe Zevos was named creative director and Heather Long is marketing manager.

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