Greg Bays Promoted To EVP Capitol Christian Distribution
June 24, 2013 at 8:54 AM (PT)
CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP (CCMG) Pres./CEO BILL HEARN has upped GREG BAYS to EVP of CAPITOL CHRISTIAN DISTRIBUTION.
BAYS has been with the company for 21 years, rising to the position of SVP/Sales and Marketing in 2005. He will continue to lead the sales function, strategic retail market development initiatives, catalog development and liaison with UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP DISTRIBUTION on behalf of CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP’s proprietary label groups and more than 25 third party music, home video and book publishing partnerships.
HEARN said, "This promotion is well deserved as GREG has effectively led our distribution company as its SVP through the digital market transformation as well as paradigm shifting initiatives moving the company into home video and book publishing distribution. Under GREG'S direction, CAPITOL CHRISTIAN DISTRIBUTION has become the market leader in Christian products distribution in addition to being named BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S Christian Music Distributor of the Year 15 of the last 18 years. GREG has also done an excellent job guiding his team and our business through the recent transition into the UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP DISTRIBUTION system."
BAYS added, "I continue to be excited about the future of the Christian products industry and the new challenges, opportunities, and relationships each day brings. We have an outstanding team focused on growth through the development of innovative ways to serve our people, retailers, creative partners, and the consumer. I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to this team and our vision to impact culture and resource the church with exceptional music, movies and books."