Michael Caplan Named EVP/A&R At Razor & Tie
July 23, 2007 at 8:40 AM (PT)
MICHAEL CAPLAN has been named EVP/A&R for RAZOR & TIE ENTERTAINMENT, based at the company’s headquarters in NEW YORK CITY. The announcement was made by co-owners CLIFF CHENFELD and CRAIG BALSAM, to whom CAPLAN will report. CHENFELD and BALSAM commented, "We are very excited that MICHAEL has decided to join RAZOR & TIE. With the success of KELLY SWEET, ANGELIQUE KIDJO and ALL THAT REMAINS, we are making a very aggressive push on the new music front, and believe that MICHAEL will be a key player for us."
CAPLAN stated, "I am happy to be returning to the world of indie-dom. I’ve known CLIFF and CRAIG for over 15years and have always been impressed by them as businessmen, but also as people. I am thrilled and proud to be part of their team."
CAPLAN was most recently Sr. VP/A&R for COLUMBIA RECORDS and Pres./ONE HAVEN MUSIC. He will work closely with RAZOR & TIR Sr. Director/A&R BEKA CALLAWAY.