Greg Linn Joins Legacy Recordings As Sr. VP Marketing & Content
December 15, 2015 at 10:04 AM (PT)
Music industry veteran and longtime COLUMBIA RECORDS exec GREG LINN has joined SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT's LEGACY RECORDINGS in the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Marketing & Content, it was announced today by label President ADAM BLOCK, to whom the NEW YORK-based exec will report.
LINN comes to LEGACY after 20 years in senior marketing positions at COLUMBIA RECORDS. He served most recently as SVP Marketing and Head of COLUMBIA's RED team for the past eight years, creating and providing oversight for marketing campaigns for BOB DYLAN, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, AC/DC, BARBRA STREISAND, LEONARD COHEN, JOHN MAYER, HOZIER, DAVID GILMOUR, LEON BRIDGES, TRAIN, and THE CIVIL WARS. GREG will continue to work on frontline projects for DYLAN, SPRINGSTEEN and other key artists on the COLUMBIA label.
"This is a natural transition for GREG to work for our iconic artists in an expanded role," said COLUMBIA RECORDS Chairman/CEO ROB STRINGER. "His important position at COLUMBIA RECORDS will benefit from this expansion."
"GREG's experience, relationships and most importantly, knowledge of and passion for music, make him a tremendous addition to the LEGACY family," added BLOCK. "As we continue to create and use content to drive our marketing plans, his orientation and sensibility will be extremely helpful. We're lucky to have GREG join us and are confident he'll help us continue to refine our strategies and executions in our ever-evolving business."
LINN said, "I am thrilled and honored to join LEGACY RECORDINGS, and I thank RICHARD STORY and ADAM BLOCK for the opportunity to contribute to the company's wonderful work. LEGACY's team is stretching the boundaries of what a catalog division can accomplish, and the company truly embraces its role as caretakers of our artists' contributions to recorded music. I'd like to express special thanks to ROB STRINGER for his years' of guidance and belief in me, and I'm so looking forward to continue working with him and the COLUMBIA team on exciting projects in the years ahead."