Epic Names Erik Olesen SVP/Promotion And Strategy
March 1, 2012 at 2:15 PM (PT)
As tipped here months ago (NET NEWS, 8/31), EPIC RECORDS has officially appointed ERIK OLESEN SVP/Promotion and Strategy. He will be responsible for overseeing the label’s promotion strategies of all formats in coordination with the promotions team.
"It’s essential to have a seasoned promo strategist on the EPIC team," COO MARK SHIMMEL said. "ERIK is extremely knowledgeable and has a vast network of contacts in the radio community to provide focus for a full roster of artists.”
"This is an incredible opportunity for me to work once again with L.A. REID, who is the best A&R person and has tons of great music coming," said OLESEN, who previously was SVP/Promotion for ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP. "I also look forward to working with MARK SHIMMEL, BENNY POUGH, JACQUELINE SATURN and the entire EPIC team."