David Barbis Upped To VP/Promotion At EMI
March 1, 2010 at 10:34 AM (PT)
CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP/EMI NORTH AMERICA EVP GREG THOMPSON has promoted DAVID BARBIS to the position of VP/Promotion for EMI. In his new role, DAVID will report to CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP/EMI SVP BILL CARROLL,
THOMPSON said, "DAVID's passion, knowledge of the Rock formats, and his ability to lead by example are critical for this position. The "EMI Special Ops" as they are fondly referred to, is comprised of DAVID BARBIS, DAVE LOMBARDI, SCOTT BURTON and assisted by BRIANNA HILL. Each individual has met significant challenges and together as a team they are a formidable force in our business.
"I wish DAVID all the best in his new role, and I look forward to the team breaking the likes HOCKEY, THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH, SINCE OCTOBER and taking a leading role in bringing CYPRESS HILL to new heights."
BARBIS told ALL ACCESS, "I really would like the thank GREG THOMPSON for this tremendous opportunity to help lead this very talented team to new heights. GREG understands and appreciates how important it is to successfully develop artists from the ground floor up. I have learned a tremendous amount under the amazing guidance of BILL CARROLL and look forward to working closely with him as we grow this team."