Warner Nashville Ups Kevin Herring To SVP/Promotion
Kristen Williams Upped To VP/Promotion
February 4, 2014 at 4:31 PM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE (WMN) has promoted KEVIN HERRING to SVP/Promotion, replacing CHRIS STACEY who will be leaving the company. Taking his place as VP/Promotion will be KRISTEN WILLIAMS.
HERRING joined WMN in DECEMBER 2012 (NET NEWS, 12/11/12). In his new role, he will oversee radio promotion for all of WMG’s Country labels, including ATLANTIC, ELEKTRA, and WARNER BROS. He will report to WMN EVP/GM PETER STRICKLAND.
"I feel like ESPO and PETER STRICKLAND have given me the keys to the FERRARI!" said HERRING. "Being able to lead the WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE promotion team is a true honor and privilege that I do not take lightly. I am surrounded by the most talented promotion people in the business -- which includes our newly appointed VP/Promotion, KRISTEN WILLIAMS along with her counterpart, CHRIS PALMER -- but most importantly we work with the best music and artists on the planet," he continued.
"I’ve been extremely fortunate to work for WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE for over 10 years and to be recognized for my efforts in this way is truly an honor," sad WILLIAMS. "I’m humbled by JOHN ESPOSITO, PETER STRICKLAND and KEVIN HERRING’s confidence in me and am extremely excited to work alongside them, as well as this exceptional staff and artist roster. 2014 is going to be an amazing year!"
"KEVIN and KRISTEN are amazing promotion executives and it is beyond a pleasure to work with them," said WMN Pres./CEO JOHN ESPOSITO. "The relationships they have with our artists and radio partners are unparalleled, and WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE is very lucky to have them and CHRIS PALMER at the helm of our promotion efforts."