Dennis Blair Named SVP/Promotion At RCA Records
May 13, 2014 at 9:08 AM (PT)
It's official: DENNIS BLAIR has been named SVP/Promotion at RCA RECORDS, overseeing the promotion campaigns for Rock, Alternative and other formats. BLAIR will report to EVP/GM JOE RICCITELLI, and will be based out of the company’s NEW YORK headquarters.
BLAIR most recently held the title of SVP/Rock Formats at UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC, where he helped the success of artists such as FLORENCE + THE MACHINE, GOTYE, OF MONSTERS AND MEN, LORDE, PEARL JAM, SOUNDGARDEN, BLACK SABBATH, VOLBEAT and many more.
Prior to UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC, BLAIR was the Sr. Dir./Rock-Alternative Promotion for RCA RECORDS.
RICCITELLI commented, “I could not be more thrilled to have somebody of DENNIS’ caliber of expertise on our RCA promo squad. DENNIS has already made his presence known at the Rock and Alt formats and we can’t wait for what the future holds. His enthusiasm for our artists and passion is infectious.”
BLAIR said, “I am thrilled to be returning to RCA at such an exciting time for the label. It is a great comfort to know I am coming in to work with some of the best in the business and I couldn’t be happier. Many thanks to PETER EDGE, TOM CORSON and JOE RICCITELLI for their continued support on this fantastic opportunity.”