Capitol Music Group Names Ronny Gutfreund Dir./Alternative Promotion
April 5, 2016 at 11:18 AM (PT)
RONNY GUTFREUND has been named Dir./Alternative Promotion for CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP by SVP/Alternative Promotion GARY GORMAN, to whom he'll report. In his new position, GUTFREUND will focus his promotion efforts in the Eastern half of the U.S. on behalf of CMG's portfolio of labels, including CAPITOL, VIRGIN, HARVEST and ASTRALWERKS. Currently based in ATLANTA, GUTFREUND will relocate to NEW YORK in JUNE.
Commented GUTFREUND: "I can't begin to say how excited I am for this opportunity to join the CAPITOL team. Working with great music and a killer staff is a dream come true, and I look forward to helping the company and our artists achieve great success. Many thanks to STEVE BARNETT, MICHELL JUBELIRER, GREG THOMPSON, GARY and everyone else involved in making this happen."
Added GORMAN; "I'm thrilled to have RONNY join our squad here at CAPITOL. He brings a decade of strong relationships at radio and a real passion for music that make him a great addition to our promotion team."
GUTFREUND was previously East Coast Dir./Promotion for WIND-UP RECORDS, joining the label in 2003 as a Promotion Coordinator before becoming its Mid-Atlantic Regional rep in 2006, and then its Southeast Regional rep in 2007. He began his career in 2001 with MAMMOTH RECORDS in NEW YORK before transitioning to ELEKTRA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP as an Alternative Promotion assistant.