No official phrase from the label, however three longtime senior executives have departed UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP NASHVILLE. They’re EVP/Promotion ROYCE RISSER, EVP/A&R BRIAN WRIGHT and SVP/A&R STEPHANIE WRIGHT.
RISSER has been with the corporate for greater than 30 years, starting with MCA NASHVILLE, and was promoted from SVP to EVP in 2018. BRIAN WRIGHT, with the label group for greater than 20 years, was promoted from SVP to EVP in 2018. STEPHANIE WRIGHT, additionally with the corporate extra that 20 years, was promoted to VP in 2015 and SVP in 2018. The WRIGHTs are married to one another.
They be a part of different current high-level government departures, together with MCA NASHVILLE SVP/Promotion KATIE DEAN, who left in JANUARY and is predicted to announce her subsequent profession cease quickly, and CAPITOL NASHVILLE VP/Promotion BOBBY YOUNG, who retired final DECEMBER. The newest strikes come following final week’s retirement of longtime UMG NASHVILLE Chairman/CEO MIKE DUNGAN, and CINDY MABE’s ascension into that position from her earlier firm President place.
Stephanie and Brian Wright (Picture: Fb)