Republic Records Names Mike DePippa As SVP/Promotion & Artist Development, Rock Formats
September 15, 2015 at 7:41 AM (PT)
As ALL ACCESS tipped you over two weeks ago (NET NEWS 9/1), REPUBLIC RECORDS officially welcomes MIKE DEPIPPA as SVP/Promotion & Artist Development, Rock Formats, reporting to EVP CHARLIE WALK. DEPIPPA joins following 11 years at SONY MUSIC where he most recently held the title of VP/Rock & Alternative Promotion at COLUMBIA RECORDS.
WALK said, "I have had the honor to work with MIKE during our tenure at SONY MUSIC and when it comes to alternative artist development and promotion, there is no one more strategic. MIKE's ability to fully integrate into all areas of the company will allow us to achieve extraordinary success in a timely fashion."
“I’m extremely grateful to MONTE, AVERY and CHARLIE for this opportunity and also look forward to working with DAVID MASSEY and ISLAND’s amazing roster of artists and executives,” said DEPIPPA. “I’ve always admired the entrepreneurial spirit that REPUBLIC promotes. It really fosters the perfect environment to introduce talent into the marketplace and build careers. That prospect drives me. CHARLIE and I have a long history, and he’s a dynamic high-energy leader who I wanted to work for again. It’s an incredible opportunity.”