John Strazza Rises To SVP/Promotion At Zomba
October 19, 2007 at 12:48 PM (PT)
ZOMBA EVP/Pop Promotion JOE RICCITELLI has appointed JOHN STRAZZA as SVP/Promotion for the ZOMBA LABEL GROUP. JOHN will continue to report directly to RICCITELLI.
Previously, STRAZZA was VP/Promotion for ZOMBA. He began his music career at CBS RECORDS in 1989 and landed as the Mgr./Dance Promotion for COLUMBIA RECORDS. He moved up the ranks at COLUMBIA to Sr. Dir./Crossover Radio, and then joined RCA RECORDS in the same capacity. In 2001 he came on board to JIVE RECORDS as VP/Rhythm/Crossover Radio Promotion.
"JOHN has been an integral part of the Pop Promotion department for the past six years. In his new role, JOHN will continue to oversee the Rhythm/Crossover format. In addition, JOHN will work closely with me on Pop Promotion initiatives, said RICCITELLI.
Commenting on his appointment, STRAZZA said, "I would like to thank both BARRY WEISS and JOE RICCITELLI for this incredible opportunity, and I am extremely honored to be part of this great Pop Promotion team."