Caryl Healey Promoted To VP/Sales For Sony Music Nashville
September 23, 2011 at 10:08 AM (PT)
CARYL HEALEY has been named VP/Sales for SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE. HEALEY is based in NASHVILLE and oversees all aspects of sales for the SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE labels, working closely with Chairman/CEO GARY OVERTON and reporting directly to EVP/Sales & Distribution DARREN STUPAK as a member of the SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT sales management team.
HEALEY will lead SONY’s initiatives in sales, catalog exploitation, and expanding non-traditional and new business initiatives, as well as manage its relationships with retail in conjunction with SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT’s distribution arm.
OVERTON said, “CARYL has been a vital part of the NASHVILLE sales team for a dozen years, and her experience and relationships throughout the industry, together with her insight, leadership, and front-to-back knowledge of our artists and music make her the perfect choice for her new role.”
STUPAK added, “We couldn’t be happier to be promoting CARYL to lead our NASHVILLE sales efforts. She is a talented executive who has long been an integral part of our success on MUSIC ROW. Her rich understanding of the marketplace and our organization will allow us to continue to deliver the best possible performance from our retail partnerships for our NASHVILLE labels.”
HEALEY most recently was Associate Dir./Sales for SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE. She first joined the Sales department as Coordinator in 1999. Prior to that, she was employed by POLYGRAM DISTRIBUTION and ISLAND RECORDS.