Cinder Block Names Brian Furano VP/Artist Relations
February 2, 2011 at 5:12 PM (PT)
Independent music merchandise CINDER BLOCK has named BRIAN FURANO VP/Artist Relations. FURANO boasts deep roots in the music industry as an innovator in artist merchandising at SIGNATURES NETWORK and new media branding firm RIOT HOUSE.
"I could not be happier to be joining the CINDER BLOCK team," FURANO said. "The company has a great reputation, and I am very excited to bring my relationships and ground breaking e-commerce strategies to CINDER BLOCK and help the company achieve its next level of growth."
FURANO's appointment follows the hiring of industry veteran MICHAEL KROMNICK as COO. "With the expertise and experience that MICHAEL and BRIAN bring to the table," CINDER BLOCK Founder/Pres. JEFFERY BISCHOFF said. "Coupled with the strength of the existing team, the company is positioned to build on its 20-plus year history and make 2011 its best year ever."
"I am thrilled that BRIAN is on board," KROMNICK said. "His energy, passion and experience will enable us to reach a new level of service to our customers and build on our success stemming from our collaborative approach to working with artists, placing special emphasis on customer service, creative business solutions, and quality designs."