Jim Roppo Rises To SVP/Sales At IDJMG
October 19, 2006 at 3:30 PM (PT)
JIM ROPPO has been promoted from VP/Sales to Sr. VP/Sales at ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP. He's based in NEW YORK and reports to IDJMG COO and ISLAND RECORDS Pres. STEVE BARTELS.
"We are thrilled in the growth and leadership JIM has demonstrated at IDJ," says BARTELS. "Many of our artists have benefited from his strategic vision, and it is only fitting that JIM lead the IDJ sales force into the future."
Says ROPPO, "I am grateful to [IDJMG Chairman] ANTONIO 'L.A.' REID, STEVE BARTELS and [DEF JAM RECORDINGS Pres.] SHAWN CARTER for their continued support and confidence in me as I take the helm of what I consider the best sales team in the business."
ROPPO became VP/Sales in FEBRUARY 2005 after spending five years as Regional Sales Director for IDJ in Minneapolis.