THOMAS THYSSEN, long-standing Senior Press & Online Promotion for Universal Music Germany and most recently Product Manager at Polydor / Island (PIL), has been part of the Hamburg-based Schubert Music Agency (SMA) since September 2018.
Thyssen, who in the past proved his PR skills for artists like Sarah Connor, Adel Tawil, Helge Schneider, The BossHoss, Yvonne Catterfeld, Rosenstolz, Anastacia, Sascha Grammel, London Grammar, Woodkid, a-ha and Alphaville and was responsible as a product manager for Yello, Beatrice Egli, The Dark Tenor and Sotiria, will henceforth act as the main contact person of Schubert Music Agency / Celsius Management in Berlin.
Thyssen will bring his years of expertise both in promotion and artist management into his roles as A&R for Schubert Music Publishing (SMP) and as a product manager for SMILE Records.
ANDREAS SCHUBERT (CEO, SCHUBERT MUSIC PUBLISHING / SCHUBERT MUSIC AGENCY GERMANY):
“I am pleased to welcome Thomas Thyssen to our company. In order to live up to our image of an independent, creative music company, we need imaginative, determined and enthusiastic team players. I am convinced that Thomas corresponds to this image and not only brings a lot of experience, but is also a positive lateral thinker who can point out new possibilities and opportunities for our artists and authors and implement them practically in cooperation with our colleagues in Hamburg and Düsseldorf.”
ERIC BURTON (MANAGING DIRECTOR, SCHUBERT MUSIC AGENCY GERMANY / CELSIUS MANAGEMENT):
“With Thomas Thyssen, another all-round talent joins the Schubert family; one who knows all areas of the music industry down to the smallest detail, having already experienced it himself. Equipped with great competence, Thomas is an absolute dream and a perfect match for our publishing, label, promotion and management team.”
THOMAS THYSSEN: “I am very much looking forward to working with Andreas, Eric and the entire national SMA team as well as our 13 international offices. Since my first attempts in the music industry in the mid-90s, I have always been in involved with all aspects of the business. I am all the more pleased to be working in a correspondingly versatile, future-oriented and extremely exciting work environment.”