FiXT Expands Executive Team, Welcomes Heather Johnson As Label Manager
FiXT, the artist-owned, independent record label, publisher, and merch company from artist/producer Klayton (Celldweller, Scandroid), has added Heather Johnson to the company’s executive team as the company’s Label Manager.
Reporting to FiXT’s VP & Co-Founder James Rhodes, Heather brings a wealth of industry knowledge and relationships along with her passion for artist development.
“Since 2019, James at FiXT has been one of my most valuable mentors in helping me navigate the music industry. Over the years of getting to know James, I’ve come to recognize FiXT as a label with immense integrity with a team who has a genuine passion for growing and developing a positive and engaging artist community. I am incredibly excited to join the FiXT team and continue to learn from them while sharing my experience, knowledge, and passion for music and tech to their expanding roster and community.”
– Heather Johnson
Heather is moving to FiXT from her role as Director of Owned Music at Songtradr and joins FiXT as an active board member of A2iM, and the CEO of EDM label Ninety9Lives. Prior to entering the music industry, Heather’s background was on the Tech side of entertainment, with terms of service at Mixer and Apple.
“Congratulations to A2IM Board member, Heather Johnson on her appointment to the position of Label Manager of FiXT. Heather has contributed an incalculable amount of knowledge to the benefit of the entire independent community with her deep experience in gaming, licensing, and her representation of independents on the Standard Technical Measures roundtables.”
– Dr. Richard James Burgess MBE (President & CEO, A2iM)
As Label Manager at FiXT, Heather will be working closely with the team’s Distribution, Publishing, A&R, and Marketing teams. Heather brings expertise in rights management and complex future-music tech licensing issues, that will lead the company into the expanding Web3 landscape.
“I’m incredibly excited to have Heather joining the FiXT Team. This has been a multi-year relationship in the making, and we’re proud to give Heather a home to utilize her full skillset in supporting artist development and representing the rights of the catalog we’ve built over the past 16 years.“
– James Rhodes (FiXT Vice President & Co-Founder)
Heather will be working closely with FiXT’s executive team to build out both the company’s internal Sync program while expanding the number of external Sync partners. She will also be working to maximize FiXT’s direct relationships with several DSPs as well as leveraging DSP deals and relationships through FiXT’s MERLIN membership.
“We’re excited to welcome Heather to the FiXT family. Her experience in music rights and tech at companies like Songtradr, Ninety9Lives, Mixer, and Apple make her a huge asset to the future of FiXT.”
– Klayton (FiXT President/Owner)