Tony Benken Joins Quarterback As VP/Promotion
January 12, 2011 at 8:51 AM (PT)
QUARTERBACK RECORDS/NASHVILLE has tapped industry veteran TONY BENKEN, most recently of TREEHOUSE RECORDS, as VP/Promotion. BENKEN, who starts his new duties immediately, will oversee label contact with medium to major markets, along with serving as point person to selected specific markets.
Concurrently, QUARTERBACK has promoted veteran staffer J.R. HUGHES to the position of National Dir./Midwest Regional.
“This is another strong step for the growth and capability of QUARTERBACK,” said label co-principal JOHN ETTINGER. “TONY brings a terrific skill set in promotion, and carries a wonderful reputation. He is smart, caring, and has the kind of radio-relation integrity we want at the label.”
BENKEN’s 18-year promotion career includes stops at BNA RECORDS, RCA, VIRGIN, UNIVERSAL SOUTH and BROKEN BOW RECORDS.
Contact BENKEN at (615) 478-9056 or firstname.lastname@example.org. J.R. HUGHES can be reached at (931) 728-0071 or JRPromoman@aol.com. ETTINGER can be contacted at (615) 438-7667 or email@example.com.
QUARTERBACK was founded in 2003 by current Pres. CHRIS ALLUMS. Contact ALLUMS at (615) 300-5321 or firstname.lastname@example.org.