ole, a rights management company, has hired Leo V. Williams IV as General Manager of Creative (Los Angeles). Williams will be responsible for heading up ole’s Los Angeles Creative functions. Williams began his career as an A&R consultant to record companies such as Hollywood Records, where he assisted with various projects, including Jesse McCartney’s Departure album. He got his start in music publishing in 1999 when he joined U.K.-based Notting Hill Music, before joining L.A. Reid’s joint venture Hitco Music Publishing and Windswept Holdings LLC. Williams then served as Senior Vice President of Creative for BMG Chrysalis through 2012. For additional information, contact [email protected].