Def Jam Recordings Ups Scott Maness To VP/Rhythm Crossover Promotion
October 29, 2014 at 7:18 AM (PT)
DEF JAM RECORDINGS Sr. Director Rhythm Crossover Promotion SCOTT MANESS has been named VP/Rhythm Crossover Promotion. DEF JAM EVP/Promotion RICK SACKHEIM made the announcement.
SACKHEIM commented, "SCOTT is an experienced promotion executive who has proven himself in diverse local markets on both coasts, as well as the national scene. He has earned the trust and admiration of everyone at DEF JAM, and this is a truly well-deserved honor for him."
MANESS added, "As I continue to grow at DEF JAM, I am always impressed by the hard work and dedication of everyone here, and their devotion to the incredible roster of artists at DEF JAM. I look forward to working closely with NOAH SHEER, RICK SACKHEIM and STEVE BARTELS in all our efforts to keep DEF JAM the world's number one destination for cutting edge music."
MANESS is a six-year veteran of the DEF JAM promotion department, having served as Sr. Director since 2008. He began his career in the record industry as an assistant at ARISTA, and did regional promotion in WASHINGTON, D.C., MIAMI and LOS ANGELES prior to landing a National Director position with ATLANTIC and the Sr. Director position at DEF JAM.