Alex Luke Joins EMI Music As EVP/A&R For Capitol & Virgin
December 16, 2010 at 9:11 AM (PT)
ALEX LUKE, Dir./Global Music Initiatives for APPLE's iTUNES, has been appointed as EVP/A&R at CAPITOL & VIRGIN LABEL GROUP. In his new role, LUKE will be responsible for finding and developing creative talent, reporting to CAPITOL & VIRGIN Pres. DAN MCCARROLL. He will be based in LOS ANGELES, and will take up the position in JANUARY.
MCCARROLL commented, "ALEX is simply one of the best music people I've had the privilege of working with. He has a great understanding of what it takes to have a hit and to sustain success, and he is able to work in partnership with artists to deliver the positive outcomes that they truly deserve. I am thrilled that ALEX is joining the new team that we are building here, and I can't wait to get down to work with him and MICHAEL HOWE to find, sign and nurture the next generation of CAPITOL and VIRGIN artists."
LUKE added, "CAPITOL and VIRGIN are two of the most storied labels around, and I'm honored to be given this opportunity to work with and develop creative talent for the group. DAN's appointment has already had an impact on the way that the labels operate creatively, and I'm excited to have this chance to work with him and the whole team at EMI."