Mark DiDia Joins Columbia Records
June 4, 2007 at 8:55 AM (PT)
As first tipped on ALL ACCESS (NET NEWS 5/24), MARK DIDIA has joined COLUMBIA RECORDS as part of its renewed commitment to artist development and will oversee all daily operations at the label, it was announced today by RICK RUBIN and COLUMBIA Chairman STEVE BARNETT.
"I can’t imagine anyone better suited to run COLUMBIA RECORDS on a day-to-day basis then MARK DIDIA,” said RUBIN. “He is smart, passionate and collaborative. The great artists of COLUMBIA RECORDS are lucky to have such a strong advocate in their corner."
"MARK DIDIA is one of the most respected, accomplished and visionary executives in the music business," said BARNETT. “He knows and loves music, appreciates its importance in people's lives and recognizes the challenges of the marketplace.”
"This is truly a dream come true for me, to be at COLUMBIA RECORDS, the home of so many of my favorite artists,” said DIDIA. “I’m thrilled to be on the team.”