Brian Hetherman
ESNS: 2023
Brian Hetherman began his career when he landed at one of Canada’s premier Indie record labels Duke Street Records. In the 90’s he moved to MCA Records, which would soon become Universal and worked his way up from Sales, to Radio Promo and Marketing. Brian became the youngest head of A&R for both MCA Records and MCA Music Publishing where he remained until 2001, and from there Brian was hired as the inaugural Executive Director of Radio Starmaker Fund, where he set up one of the largest Funding agencies in Canada. In 2003 he pursued his dream of becoming and Artist Manager, Record label owner and Music Publisher with Curve Music and Cerberus Artist Mgmt, and in 2005 was tapped to become the President of the Music Managers Forum Canada, and soon was elected to the board of the International Music Managers Forum. In 2009 Brian was asked to join FACTOR as VP, Canada’s largest music funding agencies, after initially serving as a Board member for 5 years. In 2010 Brian became the acting General Manager of FACTOR, while the Board did an Executive search for a new President. In 2011 Brian returned to one of his true passion’s which is his label and management company. In addition Brian has been an International consultant for Canadian Music Week, Chairman of the IMMF, Chairman of the CCMA Board and worked with Musicians Rights Org (MROC) as Chair of their Artist Advisory Board. Brian is currently Managing the Bands, Pretty Archie, Mobile, The Hello Darlin’s Carson Janik and The Western Swing Authority.