Faisel Durrani Appointed EVP/GM For Def Jam Recordings
April 13, 2015 at 8:25 AM (PT)
FAISEL DURRANI has been appointed EVP/GM for DEF JAM RECORDINGS, it was announced TODAY by CEO STEVE BARTELS. DURRANI returns to DEF JAM, where he first served as SVP/International Marketing at the former ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP in 2002-2003, followed by two years as EVP/International Marketing.
"I am looking forward to working closely with FAISEL -- together with DION and our extremely talented executive team -- to help bolster the many artist development campaigns and aggressive branding goals we have set forth at the label,” said BARTELS. "Not only will FAISEL utilize his vast experience -- specifically his touring, artist management and international marketing acumen -- to help that agenda, but his natural leadership abilities will immediately impact our internal process and subsequent results in the marketplace."
“I am excited to be joining STEVE BARTELS and the truly great artists here at DEF JAM," said DURRANI. "It’s a time of renewal and growth for this legendary company. I’m looking forward to meeting the challenges and seizing the opportunities of our ever-changing landscape."