Concord Music Group Hires Michele Smith As Product Manager
July 2, 2007 at 4:37 PM (PT)
CONCORD MUSIC GROUP has named MICHELE SMITH Product Manager, reporting directly to Sr. VP/Marketing MARGI CHESKE. SMITH will oversee all aspects of product management for selected releases, focusing on the label's urban projects, including ANGIE STONE's new album, which is set to release on the relaunched STAX RECORDS in SEPTEMBER.
SMITH brings nearly 10 years of marketing and video-production experience to CONCORD, having worked with D'ANGELO, MINT CONDITION, GANG STARR, SCARFACE, RAVEN SYMONE, MARIAH CAREY, MARY J. BLIGE, MOS DEF, and THE ROOTS. She began her record-industry career at VIRGIN RECORDS, where she spent five years in the marketing department and eventually rose to the Sr. Dir./Marketing. SMITH subsequently served as Dir./Music Video & Broadcast Media at MCA RECORDS for two years and then went on to work at HIDDEN BEACH RECORDINGS as Director/Marketing.
"We are delighted to have MICHELE on board," CHESKE said "She has a proven track record managing successful projects, and she brings great energy and experience to the CONCORD marketing team."