Bill Burrs Named SVP/Rock Music Promotion Of RCA/Jive
October 12, 2009 at 3:05 PM (PT)
BILL BURRS has been promoted to SVP, Rock Music Promotion of RCA/JIVE LABEL GROUP. BURRS previously held the title of VP/Rock Music Promotion for RCA LABEL GROUP. He has been with the label for the past 10 years. In his new role, BURRS will be responsible for promoting acts to rock radio from both the RCA and JIVE labels.
RCA EVP/Promotion RICHARD PALMESE stated, "BILL has distinguished himself within the music industry as a leader in developing and breaking rock careers on the radio. His knowledge and love of music is held in high regard by both artists and executives alike. BILL's commitment to our music and the results delivered have been extraordinary."
JIVE EVP/Promotion JOE RICCITELLI added, "BILL is an asset to JIVE’s promotions team and it is great to have such a winner quarter-backing for the label’s rock roster. This is a well deserved promotion for one of the most passionate rock guys in the music business."
"I'm proud to have been a part of the RCA Alternative and Rock aesthetic for the last 10 years," said BURRS. "It’s great to be part of a company where music comes FIRST. I've learned a ton under the guidance of RICHARD and I am extremely excited about my new relationship with JOE RICCITELLI and everyone at JIVE. Here’s to breaking many, many acts in the coming years."