Universal Republic Ups Tom MacKay To EVP/A&R
June 15, 2009 at 11:48 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS has promoted TOM MACKAY to EVP/A&R Formerly SVP/A&R, MACKAY will be responsible for securing and cultivating new talent in all genres of music for the label.
"TOM is an extremely gifted A&R executive who has demonstrated in every way his commitment to our artists and their music," UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC Pres./CEO MONTE LIPMAN said. "He has an amazing ear for talent and possesses invaluable creative insight, nurturing our diverse roster and helping to forge UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC into a vital and powerful musical force."
"I've been fortunate to have worked with MONTE LIPMAN for a great part of my career," MACKAY stated. "He and AVERY have built the rarest of labels where the artists’ vision still comes first. I'm honored by their continuing support, and grateful for the opportunity to come to work each day and align my efforts with this great UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC team."