JEN SULLIVAN AND CHRISTINA FITZGERALD JOIN ENTERTAINMENT ONE TO LAUNCH NEW MUSIC PROMOTION TEAM
Toronto, ON – December 12, 2017 – Entertainment One (eOne) is excited to announce the appointments of Jen Sullivan as VP of Promotion, Music, and Christina Fitzgerald as Account and Promotion Manager, Music.
Sullivan, whose appointment is effective January 1, 2018, will be based in New York and will report to Meg Symsyk, VP of International Marketing & Management who as part of her remit oversees marketing for alternative label imprint Last Gang across the US market, while Fitzgerald starts immediately in Toronto and reports to Chris Moncada, eOne’s GM - Canada, Music.
Moncada says, “More than ever, we’re competing in a global marketplace. As we introduce our cross-border promotion strategy and team structure, we’re increasingly well positioned to support the export of our talented Canadian eOne and Last Gang artists. We are very excited to have a couple of amazing first elements in place with Jen and Christina.”
Sullivan will head up promotion efforts in the Alternative format in the US and across all formats in Canada. Sullivan comes to eOne with wide-ranging radio experience in the US. Prior to joining the company, she ran her own successful indie promotion outfit The Spin Project, worked at RCA in the promotions department and began her career on the radio side of promotion at WXRK (K-ROCK) in NYC. Sullivan has worked with artists including Foo Fighters, Walk The Moon, Bleachers, Kelly Clarkson and Dua Lipa throughout her career.
Symsyk says, “Jen is an absolute firecracker. She is going to bring fierce promotional skills, great relationships and amazing energy to the team and our growing roster. I can’t wait for the promo duo of Sully & Fitz to kick off, they are going to be unstoppable.”
In her new role as Account and Promotion Manager for eOne and label Last Gang, Christina Fitzgerald will manage all day-to-day promotional activities out of Toronto, Canada. For the past three years, Fitzgerald held the PD/MD position at Toronto Alternative station Indie88.
Last Gang’s active Canadian roster includes Chromeo, Death From Above, Emily Haines, Rhye, Ryan Hemsworth, Sango, Stars, and The Bloody Beetroots.
eOne Canada’s active roster includes Black Label Society, Cadence Weapon, CMDWN, DCF, The Wild!, The Standstills, Pop Evil, Prime Boys and Wu-Tang.
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Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.
Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.
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