Ray De La Garza Named GM Of 2101 Records
January 31, 2013 at 6:57 AM (PT)
Radio veteran RAY DE LA GARZA has been named GM of 2101 RECORDS. DE LA GARZA, who will be based in HOLLYWOOD, had been serving as VP/Programming for RADIO DISNEY for the last five years. He will report to Chairman/CEO REDONE.
"I am thrilled to have someone of RAY's caliber and experience join my label," said REDONE. "I welcome him to the team, and look forward to working together to drive 2101 to preeminence in the days, weeks, months, and years to come. We have some incredible new Artists launching this year and I know that RAY will be a great asset helping us develop and build their careers."
"For years I have admired the many accomplishments that REDONE has achieved in the music industry, and I am very excited to join his 2101 RECORDS team. REDONE has amazing energy and a bright vision for the label that we both now share," added DE LA GARZA, whose background includes stints at KIIS-F/LOS ANGELES, PREMIERE NETWORKS, and RADIOVISA and co-ownership of ENVIOUS RECORDS. "I am extremely grateful to RED for giving me the opportunity to help lead his team, and I am anxious to start working with the staff in developing, breaking and building artists for an incredibly bright future for 2101 RECORDS."
The label is a joint venture with UNIVERSAL MUSIC INTERNATIONAL.