Monaco Named EVP/GM At Universal Motown
December 14, 2009 at 10:10 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MOTOWN REPUBLIC GROUP EVP of Sales and Field Marketing PAT MONACO has been tapped as EVP and GM of UNIVERSAL MOTOWN RECORDS. MONACO served as GM of ISLAND RECORDS before joining UNIVERSAL.
Label President SYLVIA RHONE said, "PAT has a breadth of experience and a depth of knowledge that truly sets him apart. With extensive experience and a background that encompasses both the creative and business spheres, he is ideally suited for the post of General Manager. Since joining UNIVERSAL MOTOWN ten years ago, PAT has taken the lead in exploring new business models and dramatically strengthening our artists’ presence across multiple platforms. He is a consummate music man with strong leadership capabilities who has earned enormous respect throughout the industry. I join the entire UNIVERSAL MOTOWN family in congratulating him on this much-deserved promotion."
"I am grateful to MEL LEWINTER (Chairman, UNIVERSAL MOTOWN REPUBLIC GROUP) and SYLVIA for their continued confidence and trust in me as I enter this next phase of my career," added MONACO. "I believe that UNIVERSAL MOTOWN is poised to take great strides as an industry leader and I am privileged to be part of the new leadership tasked to keep us in the forefront."