Jazz FM has appointed Clara Eisenberg to its board as Business Development Director to focus on new partnerships and projects.
Clara will oversee the management of Jazz FM’s interests in the Love Supreme Jazz Festival, the Jazz FM Awards and its schools’ programme, JazzWorks. Her role will encompass business affairs and the company’s charity partnerships.
Since 2010 Clara has been a commercial consultant to the Company on special projects and legal affairs. Alongside her work at Jazz FM, she has been advising a range of PR, media and start-up companies including Argonon, Citigate Dewe Rogerson and BAFTA award winning Don’t Panic on commercial ventures & transactions. Prior to that Clara was a corporate finance lawyer with Clifford Chance and latterly US firm Dorsey & Whitney. Clara has several charity interests. Having been a founder trustee and chair of Punchdrunk, she is currently chair of People’s Palace Projects and a trustee of Battersea Arts Centre.
Jazz FM CEO Jonathan Arendt said: “With a growing roster of Jazz FM events and emerging opportunities for the Jazz FM brand, it’s the right time to appoint a Business Development Director to head up this part of the business. Clara knows the company intimately and brings a unique set of skills to the board and the business.”
Commenting on her appointment, Clara said: “Jazz FM is a powerful brand which can be extended into a number of music and entertainment fields. I’m relishing the opportunity of developing Jazz FM’s enterprises and working closely with the talented team here.”