Columbia Nashville Taps Shane Allen As SVP/Promotion
May 27, 2016 at 8:16 AM (PT)
COLUMBIA NASHVILLE has tapped SHANE ALLEN as SVP/Promotion, effective TUESDAY, MAY 31st. ALLEN joins after stepping down from his role as CAPITOL NASHVILLE VP/Promotion last WEEK (NET NEWS 5/20). He fills the role left vacant when NORBERT NIX exited during a SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE reconstruction in FEBRUARY (NET NEWS 2/24) and will report to SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE EVP/Promotion & Artist Development STEVE HODGES.
"It's my honor and privilege to welcome SHANE ALLEN to the helm of the COLUMBIA NASHVILLE promotion team!" said HODGES. "SHANE brings an impeccable promotion track record, unrivaled passion for the music, high business acumen, and a stellar reputation at Country radio to SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE. Those are just a few of the leadership qualities that make him the perfect fit for this role. I'm elated he's part of the new SONY story line!" Said ALLEN, "I'm very grateful to RANDY GOODMAN and STEVE HODGES for the exciting opportunity to work in this capacity with one [of] the most iconic music brands in the business! I'm very much looking forward to an awesome ride with the COLUMBIA NASHVILLE artists and staff."