Jason Iley Named CEO Of Sony Music Entertainment UK & Ireland
April 4, 2014 at 5:05 AM (PT)
JASON ILEY has been named Chairman/CEO, SONY MUSIC UK & IRELAND, it was announced today by SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT CEO DOUG MORRIS. ILEY was previously President of JAY Z’s ROC NATION RECORDS. ILEY will be based in LONDON and reports directly to MORRIS, as well as Chairman/CEO International EDGAR BERGER.
Said MORRIS, “JASON has played a critical role in developing global hits for some of the biggest artists in the industry over the last decade. We couldn’t be happier to have him leading our team in the U.K.”
Said ILEY, "I am delighted to be given this opportunity to lead the U.K. company under DOUG MORRIS. I look forward to working with some of the best artists in the world and the extraordinary team of executives at SONY MUSIC. Having started my career in music at SONY MUSIC, I feel like I’m coming home. I’d also like to say a huge thank you to JAY Z, who has been an inspiration to work with at ROC NATION.”