Shindler And Dean Receive Promotions At UMG Nashville
October 3, 2007 at 10:27 AM (PT)
UMG/NASHVILLE has officially announced that promotions veteran BRUCE SHINDLER, who has been with UMG for over 10 years, has been appointed VP/National Promotion for MERCURY/NASHVILLE, replacing JOHN ETTINGER. Concurrently, KATIE DEAN has been elevated to VP/Radio Marketing for UMG. SHINDLER and DEAN, both based in NASHVILLE will report to UMG EVP BILL CATINO.
SHINDLER has been a staple in the Country music industry since the early 1980s; prior to joining UMG, he had a very successful independent promotion/marketing company, SHINDLER-TURNER PROMOTIONS, with partner SUSAN TURNER. His background also includes stints at RCA and MTM RECORDS.
DEAN has been with UMG for two years, originally hired as Director of Radio Marketing. Prior to joining UMG, she was at LYRIC STREET and has also worked at MEDIABASE.