David Kohl Named EVP/Customer Sales And Operations At Vevo
September 23, 2009 at 8:58 AM (PT)
DAVID KOHL has been appointed EVP/Customer Sales and Operations for VEVO, the new premium music video and entertainment service created by UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP in partnership with SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT and powered by YOUTUBE. The announcement was made today by Pres./CEO RIO CARAEFF.
"DAVID's leadership, innovation and track record for building successful sales teams makes him the ideal choice to lead our company-wide efforts in this vital area," stated CARAEFF. "With his extensive background in sales management in a variety of mediums including online music, mobile and television, he is tailor-made for this role and we’re delighted to welcome him to the growing VEVO family."
"I'm excited to join the VEVO team and help build the business," added KOHL. "At VEVO, when a user selects a video, whether they are 15 or 55, they are passionate about their music; it’s their choice. This passion translates into higher engagement and a richer ad environment yielding higher brand awareness and retention. The VEVO audience combined with a host of integrated brand partnerships at VEVO.COM will provide for one of the most compelling platforms in the online video space."