Dvora Englefield Joins WME as Partner and Head of Music Artist Strategy

Dvora Englefield Joins WME as Partner and Head of Music Artist Strategy

Industry executive Dvora Englefield is headed to WME as the agency’s new partner and head of music artist strategy. In the newly created role, Englefield will focus on WME to identify and maximize new business opportunities, strategic partnerships and client services for the music division.

“Dvora is a driving force in the music business, responsible for guiding the careers of countless artists through her combination of creativity, strategic counsel and deep industry relationships,” said co-heads of WME’s music division Lucy Dickins and Kirk Sommer in a statement. “We look forward to bringing her truly unique skillset to our colleagues and clients as we continue to build out best in class services for our music roster.”

Englefield heads to WME after most recently serving as a partner and co-head of the music division at communications firm The Lede Company. Over the course of her career Englefield has represented many top artists, providing them with strategic counsel across communications, business, philanthropy and brand partnerships. Her clients included multiple Grammy, Tony, Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy award winners and nominees. Prior to The Lede Company, Englefield led the music department at 42West, and before that ran the music department at BWR. She will finish out the month at The Lede Company and officially start at WME on May 9.

“WME is the best of the best,” said Englefield in a release. “As the music and entertainment landscapes continue to change, I am beyond excited for the opportunity to take my experience and transition into this new and exciting role. I’m honored to have the trust of such an incredibly forward thinking and innovative team. Extra special thanks to Kirk, Lucy and my longtime friend and mentor John Marx.”

“It brings us great joy to see our dear friend and long-time colleague take her career in an exciting new direction,” said Lede co-CEOs Amanda Silverman, Meredith O’Sullivan, Sarah Rothman and Christine Su in a release. “Dvora is a very strategic and talented executive and we are excited to continue to collaborate with her in her new role.”

Dvora Englefield Joins WME as Partner and Head of Music Artist Strategy Industry executive Dvora Englefield is headed to WME as the agency’s new partner and head of music artist strategy. In the newly created role, Englefield will focus on WME to identify and maximize new business opportunities, strategic partnerships and client services for the music…