Brandon Creed Joins Universal Republic And Island Def Jam Motown
August 15, 2011 at 9:11 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC and ISLAND DEF JAM MOTOWN have expanded their creative teams with the addition of prominent artist manager and A&R executive BRANDON CREED. Serving as an exclusive A&R consultant for both companies, CREED will report to Chairman/CEO BARRY WEISS.
"As we continue to expand our creative investments, BRANDON is a perfect fit," stated WEISS. "Besides being a great artists' manager, he is also a talented A&R and creative executive. We plan to get him very involved across our labels at ISLAND DEF JAM MOTOWN and UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC."
"BARRY is known for being an artist-focused, A&R-driven leader and I am privileged to be a part of his and (UMG Chairman/CEO) LUCIAN GRAINGE's creative team," said CREED. "I’m also looking forward to working with (UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC Pres./CEO) MONTE LIPMAN, (IDJ Pres./COO) STEVE BARTELS, (IDJ EVP/Head Of A&R) KAREN KWAK and their illustrious artist rosters as they take these great labels into an exciting new era."