Jones And Russo Promoted At Columbia Records
December 13, 2005 at 2:41 PM (PT)
COLUMBIA RECORDS has upped SVP/West Coast Marketing BARBARA JONES to the post of SVP/Marketing for the label, where she will be based in NEW YORK and report to COLUMBIA GM TOM DONNARUMMA.
"I was able to see BARBARA JONES put her marketing vision and prowess into action when we first worked together at EPIC RECORDS in 1999 and have always found her to be among the most talented marketing executives in the music industry," said COLUMBIA RECORDS GROUP Chairman STEVE BARNETT. "I have tremendous confidence in BARBARA, her instincts, and her sensibilities. She understands the needs of artists, the demands of the market-place, and the crucial role of music in our culture. COLUMBIA RECORDS has the greatest marketing team in the business and it's a privilege to have BARBARA in charge of our incredible marketing department."
In other news, SONY BMG VP/U.S. Label Finance STEPHEN RUSSO has been named VP/Finance and Operations for COLUMBIA RECORDS. RUSSO will be based in NEW YORK and report to BARNETT.