Wednesday, July 15, 2009
E1 Music Names Alan Grunblatt President
(via press release)
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - July 13, 2009) - E1 Music today announced that Alan Grunblatt, long-time General Manager and Executive Vice President of E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records), has been promoted to President, Rock and Urban. Grunblatt replaces Bob Frank, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.
"We thank Bob for his many contributions over ten years of dedicated service," said E1 Music Chief Executive Officer Michael Koch.
"We also congratulate Alan on his new role. He has been a loyal executive and a true rainmaker for us for ten years, and I am very pleased to announce his promotion to President," added Koch.
Grunblatt will report directly to Koch. His responsibilities have also been expanded to include oversight of the rock genre for E1 Music. As such, Scott Givens, VP of Metal, will now report to Grunblatt.
E1 also announced today the promotion of Michael Healy to Executive VP and General Manager of E1 Music. He was formerly EVP for Finance and Operations.
"Michael Healy has demonstrated an extraordinary capacity for running things smoothly in the face of the stormiest conditions, and we are pleased to have his steady hand helping to guide the E1 Music ship," said Koch.
Chuck Mitchell, VP of Jazz and Adult Music, will now oversee Susan DelGiorno, GM of E1 Classics, and Hugh Fordin, President of DRG Records. Chuck Mitchell will report to Koch as well.