Music Industry Moves: Sony Promotes Melissa Thomas, Monica Cornia

Thomas (pictured above left), who was beforehand SVP, will proceed to report back to Sony Music Group Chairman Rob Stringer. In accordance with the announcement, highlights of her sting embody spearheading world advertising and marketing campaigns for Lil Nas X, Camila Cabello, Harry Kinds, DJ Khaled, Travis Scott, AC/DC, the Child Laroi, Rosalía and Giveon. She started her profession with SME at Sony Music U.Okay. in 2005; she had beforehand held roles at Common Motown Information in New York after which Common Music in her native Canada.

In making the announcement, Stringer stated, “Melissa is aware of the best way to harness the worldwide energy of our Firm to assist break our U.S. artists world wide. Her groups, together with our U.S. Document Labels, have created distinctive advertising and marketing campaigns that resonate with audiences and push our artists to success.”

Cornia (pictured, above proper) will oversee all U.S. gross sales methods for the corporate’s catalog. Cornia takes on this position after three years serving as co-head of the Worldwide Advertising and marketing division for U.S. repertoire, the place she developed SME’s new and established U.S.-signed artists throughout world markets. She beforehand was VP of Worldwide Advertising and marketing for RCA Information from 2014 to 2018; earlier than that position, she managed Kesha at Vector Administration.