Sony Music Nashville Sets New Alignment In Promotion, Marketing Teams
February 24, 2016 at 10:14 AM (PT)
SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE (SMN) TODAY (2/24) announced a strategic realignment of its promotion and marketing staffs. RCA NASHVILLE Dir./National Promotion JOSH EASLER has been promoted to VP/Promotion for sister label ARISTA NASHVILLE, while ARISTA Dir./WEST COAST Promotion LAUREN THOMAS rises to SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE Dir./National Promotion with responsibilities for ARISTA, COLUMBIA, and RCA NASHVILLE.
RCA SVP/Promotion KEITH GALE continues in his current role, while SMN EVP/Promotion STEVE HODGES will add leadership of the COLUMBIA NASHVILLE Promotion team until a new VP/Promotion is announced. No offcial word yet on the status of former ARISTA NASHVILLE VP/Promotion LESLY SIMON and former COLUMBIA NASHVILLE VP/Promotion NORBERT NIX, or ARISTA NASHVILLE Dir./National Promotion ANDY ELLIOTT and former COLUMBIA NASHVILLE Dir./National Promotion RJ MEACHAM. ALL ACCESS has also learned that COLUMBIA NASHVILLE Dir./WEST COAST Promotion DAVE DAME has exited.
Concurrently BOB FOGLIA has been named Mgr./Strategic Marketing and LYSSA WHEATON was named Mgr./Marketing. Both report to SMN SVP/Marketing PAUL BARNABEE.
"We are pleased to announce a number of new appointments and positions in our promotion and marketing areas," said SMN CEO/Chairman RANDY GOODMAN. "We believe these changes further solidify our team and allow us to better serve our artists."