Rick Krim Named EVP/Artist Development At Republic Records
September 12, 2014 at 7:12 AM (PT)
REPUBLIC RECORDS adds RICK KRIM in the newly created position of EVP/Artist Development as announced today by the company's Co-Founders and Chief Executives MONTE and AVERY LIPMAN. Krim steps into this recently created role with over 30 years of experience in the music industry. He will be responsible for fostering and encouraging the development and growth of various artists on the company's roster.
KRIM will report to both MONTE and AVERY LIPMAN along with EVP CHARLIE WALK.
About his addition to the company, MONTE LIPMAN states, "RICK's passion for music and devotion to the artist community has always been his greatest trademark. His illustrious career supporting the development process of many of today’s biggest artists, has earned him the respect of the entire music community.”
AVERY LIPMAN agrees, "We've admired RICK's work from afar for quite a long time. It's incredible to formally join forces with him in this new position."
"It's incredible to join a company that’s driving the next era of music," said KRIM. "I want to find innovative and creative ways to expose and break new artists. That's what always inspired me. I'm excited to work hands-on with the entire roster, get creative, and find different avenues to introduce them to the world."