RCA Ups Russ Jones To VP/Video Network Relations & Branding
November 4, 2014 at 11:06 AM (PT)
RCA RECORDS has promoted RUSS JONES to VP/Video Network Relations & Branding. Previously VP/Promotion & Lifestyle Marketing, JONES will now be responsible for all video promotion and branding campaigns for RCA across all video network outlets. and work closely with the Global Brand Partnerships department.
“I love RUSS’ tenacity and passion," RCA EVP/Promotion/GM JOE RICCITELLI said. "He is a trendsetter, a great communicator and a fantastic promotion executive. He brings branding experience to a position where marketing has taken center stage. I am excited to have him as a part of the promotion team in this newly created position.”
“It has been a pleasure to work with RUSS," added RCA SVP/Urban Promotion and RCA Inspiration GM GEO BIVINS. "He has been a tremendous asset to the Urban Promotions team and his promotion is truly deserved. I give my heartiest congratulations on his achievement and I look forward to our continued partnership.”
“It is truly an honor to work for one of the most celebrated record labels in the history of recorded music," RUSS JONES said. This is an incredible time for RCA and I truly believe the best is yet to come. My time in radio promotion has proved invaluable and I thank everyone who has helped me along the way. Specifically I would like to thank PETER, TOM, JOE and GEO for this amazing opportunity.”