Kobalt has promoted Dominique Keegan to VP, creative. Based in Kobalt’s New York office, Keegan was previously senior director, creative.
Keegan joined Kobalt Music Publishing in 2012, initially serving as a creative director where he focused on artist signings and song pitching. Recent signings include Marshmello, Duke Dumont, Tuff City Records, and Loud Luxury.
Prior to joining Kobalt, Dominique worked at Tuff City Records, Gee Street Records, V2 and RCA.
General manager, Creative Sue Drew, said: “In Dom's seven years with the company he has grown from a new publisher into a creative force and experienced signer of talent. He embodies the Kobalt spirit and is a true team player.”
Chief creative officer Sas Metcalfe added: “Dominique is a valued member of the global creative team. His love and knowledge of dance and electronic music is invaluable. I am delighted with his well deserved promotion to vice president.”
Keegan said: “I am grateful to be a member of the Kobalt community and for the opportunity to support a company that is a driving force in the music publishing world. It has been an enriching experience to work alongside a uniquely forward-thinking and innovative creative team that truly values the art and artist. I’ve also been fortunate to build partnerships and collaborate with an incredible roster of writers and artists. I’m looking forward to the new and exciting challenges and successes as I take on my new role as VP.”
Keegan founded independent record label Plant Music in 1997. He was co-owner of Plant Bar (1999-2004) in the East Village, which launched DJ careers and supported the burgeoning New York indie dance movement.