Republic Nashville Pres. Jimmy Harnen Adds EVP Stripes At Big Machine Label Group
June 11, 2012 at 5:03 PM (PT)
BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP Chairman/CEO SCOTT BORCHETTA has named REPUBLIC NASHVILLE Pres. JIMMY HARNEN as EVP for the BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP. HARNEN will continue to serve as President for REPUBLIC NASHVILLE, as well as his new EVP role for the BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP, which includes BIG MACHINE RECORDS, THE VALORY MUSIC CO. and REPUBLIC NASHVILLE.
"As the BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP continues to grow and these wonderful leaders and dreamers within continue to rise to the top, it gives me great pleasure to announce that we are elevating JIMMY HARNEN to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of the BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP," said SCOTT BORCHETTA.
"JIMMY will continue to oversee the presidency of REPUBLIC NASHVILLE, but will now be properly acknowledged for the work he continues to do with me and all the teams across the entire label group platform. His artist development skills are second to none and he will now have an official affiliation with all of the artists in our group as well as expanded management and planning responsibilities," BORCHETTA continued.
"I would like to say thank you to SCOTT BORCHETTA, for his leadership, friendship and yet another incredible opportunity," said HARNEN. "Some kids dreamed of playing in the NFL, I dreamed of doing exactly what I am doing right now. I could not be more blessed to wake up every day and be side by side with some of the most talented artists in the world and the very best people at BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP and UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC"
HARNEN joined BORCHETTA at BMRLG in 2009. Previously he was at CAPITOL NASHVILLE as VP/Promotion. Contact HARNEN at email@example.com.