Universal Republic Ups Three In Promotion
May 13, 2009 at 10:30 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS has promoted three of its key executives in the Promotion department. MIKE NAZZARO, TOBY RUSSELL and HOWIE PIVAR have all been upped to Sr. National Dir./Top 40 Promotion.
NAZZARO's new duties include promoting UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC's current roster of artists at radio and providing guidance and support for the local promotion staff. RUSSELL's new duties include promoting UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC's current roster of artists at radio and developing marketing initiatives. PIVAR's new duties include developing and maintaining relationships with Top 40 Radio representatives from the MIDWEST to the WEST COAST, as well as building marketing opportunities for UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC artists.
"The continuing success of our Promotion department is due to every member of our staff stepping up to meet the challenges and multiple complexities across the changing promotional and artist development landscape," EVP/Promotion and Artist Development JOEL KLAIMAN said. "I commend the following executives for the critical and consistent role they play in extending the impact of our artists at radio. I applaud each of their individual efforts in ensuring the numerous successes we've achieved with this remarkable team. Their contributions have been invaluable to the breakout success of all our artists, including AMY WINEHOUSE, HINDER, COLBIE CAILLAT, TAYLOR SWIFT and others."