Capitol Music Group Names Ron Spaulding SVP/Sales
February 14, 2013 at 10:43 AM (PT)
CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP has been appointed RON SPAULDING SVP/Sales. Previously FONTANA DISTRIBUTION Pres., SPAULDING will implement and execute the Group’s sales and retail marketing strategies, incorporating those plans into the efforts of UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP DISTRIBUTION (UMGD) and managing CAPITOL’s vital interaction with that company. He will also oversee CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP’s field marketing staff in the design and planning of strategic retail campaigns.
"RON’s many years of experience in sales, distribution and label operations make him the perfect person to lead CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP’s commercial strategy in the years ahead," EVP GREG THOMPSON said. "His passion for music and relentless energy demonstrate why he will be an invaluable member of our team as we invigorate the company with new leadership and a clear vision for success. I’m thrilled to have Ron by my side and congratulate him on this appointment."
"I am honored to have the privilege to work with STEVE BARNETT and GREG THOMPSON as we reenergize CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP and restore luster to CAPITOL, VIRGIN and the other great labels within the company," SPAULDING said. "CAPITOL’s legacy includes some of the all-time most impactful moments in music, and with this incredible new team in place, we’ll be working with our artists to create even more history in the years ahead."