Bob Morelli Named Red Dist. Pres.; Announces Hazen-DeVaul As EVP, Other Promotions
April 2, 2007 at 12:49 PM (PT)
BOB MORELLI has been promoted to the post of President for RED DISTRIBUTION, it was announced today by SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT COO TIM BOWEN. In his new role MORELLI will continue to oversee all areas of RED DISTRIBUTION’s operations, including sales, marketing, new media, field marketing, radio promotion, business affairs and support services.
"This promotion recognizes the impressive work that BOB has done in building RED’s presence in the independent sector," commented BOWEN. "From developing and implementing creative sales and marketing initiatives, to rolling out innovative artist development efforts, the RED team has been very effective in meeting the challenges of the current marketplace."
In addition, MORELLI announced a series of key promotions within the group, naming LYNN HAZEN-DEVAUL to the post of Exec. VP/GM. HAZEN-DEVAUL previously served as RED's SVP/Finance & Operations.
MORELLI commented, "I am pleased to promote LYNN and have her assist me and the entire RED team as we continue to refine our focus, develop campaigns that seamlessly integrate the world of physical and digital sales, and bring outstanding value to the labels and artists we work with."
Other promotions include DENISE FANELI to VP/West Coast Region, PAUL REITZ to Sr. Dir./East Coast Region and JACLYN BERTSCH to Dir./Strategic Marketing.