Karen Kwak Upped To EVP/A&R Ops At IDJMG
November 2, 2007 at 9:30 AM (PT)
ISLAND JEF JAM Chairman ANTONIO "L.A." REID has promoted KAREN KWAK to EVP/A&R Operations. In her new post, KWAK will continue to supervise all operational duties of the ISLAND DEF JAM A&R Department, which includes the administration of all A&R related affairs for IDJ and its affiliated labels. At the same time, she will actively seek out, acquire and develop new talent, including artists, producers and songwriters.
"Next year will mark the beginning of the tenth year that KAREN and I have been working together," said REID. "I trust her instincts, and respect her gifts as both a talent scout and a savvy manager of the A&R staff. She has become an indispensable member of the IDJ management team, and I look forward to working with her for years to come."
"I am truly honored to be working with the best record label in the business," said KWAK. "I am inspired everyday by the talent and greatness of ‘L.A.’ REID and the amazing artist roster that he has gathered together at ISLAND DEF JAM. It doesn’t get any better than this."