Columbia Ups Mark Williams To EVP/A&R
January 13, 2014 at 9:02 AM (PT)
MARK WILLIAMS has been promoted to EVP/A&R for COLUMBIA RECORDS. WILLIAMS was previously SVP/A&R and has been with COLUMBIA RECORDS since 2010. WILLIAMS will continue to work out of COLUMBIA’s LOS ANGELES office and report to Pres. ASHLEY NEWTON.
“MARK is a consummate music guy and I am delighted about this well deserved promotion,” comments NEWTON. “With his taste and distinction, he remains an extraordinary asset to the label and our artists.”
“It remains an honor to be part of the COLUMBIA RECORDS team,” remarks WILLIAMS. “It’s a privilege to be working at a company with such a rich history, an incredible artist roster and with great music executives like ROB STRINGER, ASHLEY NEWTON and my fellow A&R counterparts. I find myself continually inspired.”