Universal Classics Taps Paul Foley, David Leach
November 10, 2006 at 2:01 PM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC CLASSICS GROUP has named PAUL FOLEY GM and DAVID LEACH Sr. VP/Promotion, based in NEW YORK. FOLEY most recently spent eight years as GM of ROUNDER RECORDS GROUP and reports to UMCG Chairman CHRISTOPHER ROBERTS. LEACH has spent three years as COO of BIG3 ENTERTAINMENT and was once Exec. VP of ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP; he reports to FOLEY.
ROBERTS said of FOLEY, "I am proud to have PAUL FOLEY join UNIVERSAL MUSIC CLASSICS GROUP at a time when the division is embracing a wider array of adult music formats. His solid experience and diverse achievements over the course of his career combined with his passion for music make him a strong leader and creative force within the organization."
FOLEY said of LEACH, "I am thrilled to have DAVID on board. His experience, expertise and strong relationships in the field of radio promotion are exactly what UNIVERSAL MUSIC CLASSICS GROUP needs to establish a meaningful presence at multiple radio formats for our artists. I look forward to his efforts leading to increased awareness for our music in the marketplace."