Erik Olesen Upped To IDJMG SVP/Top 40 Promotion
April 5, 2006 at 10:37 AM (PT)
As first hinted in NET NEWS on 3/22, ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP (IDJMG) EVP/Promotion GREG THOMPSON has announced that VP/Promotion ERIK OLESEN has been upped to SVP/Top 40 Promotion. OLESEN, who is based in NEW YORK, will report directly to THOMPSON.
"ERIK has proved himself to be an experienced and versatile promotion man whose resources and contacts have enabled him to lead his staff with great effectiveness," said THOMPSON. "IDJ is fortunate to have such a dedicated and driven executive on the senior management team."
IDJ is fortunate to have such a dedicated and driven executive on the senior management team
"I look forward to coming to work everyday to make a difference for all of the artists on IDJ," said OLESEN. "I want to thank L.A. REID, SHAWN CARTER, STEVE BARTELS and GREG THOMPSON for all of their leadership and guidance, and for having the vocation and desire to bring the best music in the business to the marketplace while creating great artists of integrity and vision. This is an incredible opportunity for me and my family to take my career to the next level."