Republic Records Restructures Promotion Department And Adds Key Executives
August 16, 2016 at 7:05 AM (PT)
REPUBLIC RECORDS has made several appointments of key executives by EVP/Promotion GARY SPANGLER and REPUBLIC GROUP Pres. CHARLIE WALK.
“The natural evolution of REPUBLIC’s dominant market share at radio continues with the promotion of these outstanding and diverse music executives” said WALK, with SPANGLER adding, “These well-deserved appointments will further fortify our standing as the #1 Promotion Department in the industry."
The moves are:
BRETT DUMLER, VP/Top 40. DUMLER began his career in the music business with VIRGIN RECORDS as the TEXAS Regional rep. He served stints at ISLAND DEF JAM and ROADRUNNER RECORDS in similar roles prior to joining REPUBLIC in 2008. DUMLER commented, "This is an exciting time to work at an innovative label like REPUBLIC RECORDS... they’re one of a kind. I am privileged to be a part of this motivated and passionate team and look forward to breaking new records at Top 40!"
LUCAS ROMEO, Dir./Top 40. ROMEO joined REPUBLIC from EPIC RECORDS two years ago as MID-ATLANTIC Regional. ROMEO said, "It’s very exciting to be part of the culture that CHARLIE and GARY have created with the promo team here. I look forward to helping us find new progressive ways to promote our records while continuing the great success the label has built."
CHRISTIAN TAYLOR, Dir./Adult Formats. Prior to joining REPUBLIC in 2011, TAYLOR spent seven years at INTERSCOPE/GEFFEN/A&M. He rose from an Assistant to a Regional Promotion Manager first in CLEVELAND before later moving to HOUSTON. TAYLOR said, "REPUBLIC's success breaking artists at radio is unrivaled, and I am so proud to continue to be a part of this team."
PAMELA SIKORA, NEW YORK Regional. SIKORA has been elevated to NEW YORK Regional, based in NEW YORK. SIKORA joined REPUBLIC RECORDS in 2014 as Promotion Manager. Before joining the label, she worked at CBS RADIO/NEW YORK for five years.
CHELSEA COLVIN, SOUTHWEST Regional. COLVIN has been appointed SOUTHWEST Regional based in DALLAS. She joins REPUBLIC from CAPITOL RECORDS.
JASON CHARLES, Manager. CHARLES transitions to the Promotion team from REPUBLIC’s Digital Marketing Department.