Columbia Names Jon Borris VP/Promotion
January 18, 2011 at 2:03 PM (PT)
After five years as COLUMBIA's VP/Top 40 Promotion, JON BORRIS has been promoted to VP/Promotion for the label.
In his new role, JON will work directly with COLUMBIA RECORDS and SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT senior staff in determining release priorities and promotion campaigns and opportunities for the label's artists.
In making the announcement, COLUMBIA SVP/Promotion LEE LEIPSNER said, "JON is recognized as one of the most effective and widely respected promotion executives in the business today. I met JON back in 2004 and knew he had big potential. He has been an incredible asset to me and the entire promotion department. This new position expands his responsibilities across all formats of radio and I couldn't think of anyone more deserving. I look forward to continuing to break new artists together and congratulate him on his new role."
BORRIS said, "I would like to thank LEE LEIPSNER, ROB STRINGER and STEVE BARNETT for this opportunity to expand my role within COLUMBIA's Promotion department. SONY MUSIC has been my professional home for over a decade and it continues to be an honor to work with our esteemed roster of artists and music professionals."