By Allison Watkinson
Wasserman Music continues to expand, appointing six new agents to its global licensing team.
The new hires include Jake Bernstein, Ollie Seaman, Juan Toro, Natalka Dudynsky, Jesse Fayne, and Matt Malcolm.
“Wasserman continues to be thoughtful about ways to grow our footprint in the music industry and expand our ability to service our world-renowned clients,” said Wasserman Music EVP, Lee Anderson.
“It is critical that anyone who joins our team shares our ethos, and the additions of Jake, Ollie, Juan, Natalka, Jesse and Matt do just that. We are thrilled to welcome them and their clients to the Wasserman family.”
Working across Wasserman Music offices worldwide, the new employees will improve the company’s access to branding, partnerships and performances, in addition to expanding its roster of artists.
Jake Bernstein will be based in Wasserman’s Los Angeles location. He previously worked at United Talent Agency’s electronic music division where he contributed to the development of several branded music events.
These events included Subtronics’ multi-stage Cyclops Cove festival, Jessica Audiffred’s Mad House festival, and multiple Red Rocks concerts for Subtronics and Boogie T.
Ollie Seaman joins Wasserman’s London-based office. He previously worked at Earth Agency, where he spent the past seven years building the live and DJ careers of acts such as DJ Seinfeld, HAAi, Sofia Kourtesis, Chaos In The CBD, and more.
Juan Toro joins Wasserman’s Brooklyn location where he will represent artists including Anuel AA, Wisin y Yandel, Lunay, and more. Toro began his career in the music industry at the long-standing Latin-focused record label, Ralph Mercado Management.
After his time at RMM, Juan co-founded the contemporary Latin music company, The Relentless Agency, where he represented artists such as Marc Anthony, La India, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Victor Manuelle, and more.
Natalka Dudynsky joins Wasserman’s Los Angeles team as a casinos and performing arts agent. Dudynsky will work alongside the company’s VP, Kevin Kastrup, to expand Wasserman’s casino department and performing arts bookings across North America. Prior to Wasserman Music, she worked at ICM Partners for twenty-five years with a focus on corporate and casino bookings.
Jesse Fayne joins Wasserman as a Brooklyn-based fairs and festivals agent. Fayne will handle international festivals across the agency’s roster of musical talent. Fayne was previously employed at William Morris Endeavor where he played a role in globalizing the WME festival operation, starting the International Festival Department in London, and representing electronic artists such as Charlotte De Witte, Polo & Pan, Mochakk, and Reinier Zonneveld.
Matt Malcolm joins Wasserman as a Nashville- based fairs and festivals agent. In his new role, he will expand Wasserman’s reach with a focus on events for the country and americana elmusic genres. His past experience includes more than ten years at William Morris Endeavors where he served as an agent for artists such as Chancey Williams, Catie Offerman, Smithfield, and Liv Warfield.
Wasserman Music is an artist representation agency for live performance, touring, brand partnerships and more. Wasserman Music is a division of the international talent management company, Wasserman.