Def Jam Promotion Ups Nicki Farag, Keith Rothschild And Noah Sheer To SVPs
April 5, 2016 at 11:06 AM (PT)
DEF JAM RECORDINGS EVP RICK SACKHEIM has promoted NICKI FARAG to SVP/Promotion; upped KEITH ROTHSCHILD to SVP/Top 40 Promotion; and promoted NOAH SHEER to SVP/Rhythm-Crossover & Dance Promotion.
“NOAH, NICKI and KEITH have all shown tremendous value to DEF JAM and our incredible roster of hit-makers,” SACKHEIM said. “Individually, each of them are leaders in their field of expertise, but together they show a force of leadership unparalleled in promotion. I am proud to see their growth and development as executives.”
“There is a rich history and a special culture here at DEF JAM that STEVE BARTELS, RICK SACKHEIM and the entire team have nurtured,” said FARAG, who had been VP/Promotion at DEF JAM since 2014. “I want to thank them both for giving me the opportunity to be a leader on this team. DEF JAM is an iconic brand and a lifestyle, and I’m honored to be one of its ambassadors.”
“I would like to thank STEVE BARTELS and RICK SACKHEIM for this incredible opportunity,” said ROTHSCHILD, previously VP/Top 40 Promotion since 2013. “I am looking forward to representing DEF JAM’s established stars as well as breaking new artists at the format. This is an exciting time to help lead the team to continued success.”
“I’m extremely proud of what we’ve accomplished here at DEF JAM,” said SHEER, who was VP/Top 40 Promotion at IDJ. “We approach each and every day with the excitement, passion and motivation to excel. That starts at the top with the incredible leadership of STEVE BARTELS and RICK SACKHEIM, and resonates all the way through to every word spoken about this most iconic and cultural of labels, DEF JAM RECORDINGS."