Year: 2022

Iain Taylor

President & CEO,
Cadence Music Group

Iain Taylor began his career at indie label, Electric Distribution, as Ontario Sales Manager where he helped launch NWA, and Nine Inch Nails in Canada. This led to joining Universal Music Canada where he worked for over 20 years in a variety of positions, ultimately as Vice President, Sales & Marketing. Iain joined Maple Music Recordings in 2015 as President & CEO and rebranded the company as Cadence Music Group to signal the company’s new focus on signing and developing artists on a global level. Cadence is home to over 40 artists signed on its 4 labels; Known Accomplice, Pheromone Recordings, Physical Presents, and Public Records. Cadence also operates Canada’s largest independent distribution company, Fontana North, which represents over 100 independent labels and artists. Iain currently sits on the board of the Canadian Independent Music Association.