Sony Music Names Mel Lewinter EVP/Label Strategy
October 11, 2011 at 1:34 PM (PT)
In an internal e-mail from SME Chairman/CEO DOUG MORRIS, SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT has appointed MEL LEWINTER EVP/Label Strategy, In this role, LEWINTER will draw upon his vast wealth of experience in the music industry to lead a variety of strategic initiatives on behalf of SONY MUSIC.
"MEL is among the top executives in the music industry and I am very happy to have him joining us in this important role," MORRIS wrote. "I have worked closely with MEL for many years and have a deep respect for his ability to balance business acumen with artistic vision. He has played an invaluable part in the success of UNIVERSAL MUSIC, MCA and WARNER MUSIC, and his keen insight and knowledge of the music business will be a major asset to our company.
"Over the years, DOUG and I have formed a unique working relationship that is quite instinctive for both of us," LEWINTER said. "I look forward to the challenge ahead and am delighted that I will be continuing my association with DOUG at SONY MUSIC."