IDJ Names Jon Vanhala SVP/Digital & New Business Development
May 17, 2010 at 11:57 AM (PT)
ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP has appointed JON VANHALA SVP/Digital & New Business Development. Most recently SVP/Digital & Strategic Marketing for the VERVE MUSIC GROUP, VANHALA will oversee all digital strategy, e-commerce, digital marketing, and new business initiatives.
"The expanding field of digital marketing has long been a prime area of focus at IDJ," IDJ Pres./COO STEVE BARTELS said. "During that time, JON has become a seasoned executive at the forefront of new technologies, the ever-widening reach of the Internet, and the growing impact of e-commerce. JON's addition to the IDJ senior management team comes at an exciting time for the company, which is enjoying all-time record-breaking sales and chart achievements in 2010."
"I am thrilled to join the great team at ISLAND DEF JAM," VANHALA said. "To represent the incredible artist roster that L.A. REID has assembled. This is an exciting time filled with opportunity for our industry and I look forward to creating strategic partnerships that drive revenue and maximize opportunity for our artists and labels."