Caryl Healey has been named Vice President, Sales, at Sony Music Nashville, it was announced by Sony Music Nashville Chairman/CEO Gary Overton and Sony Music Entertainment Executive VP Sales & Distribution Darren Stupak.
Healey will be based in Nashville, and responsible for overseeing all aspects of sales for the Sony Music Nashville labels and working closely with Overton. She will report directly to Stupak as a member of the SME sales management team.
She will lead Sony Music Nashville’s efforts in sales, catalog exploitation, and non-traditional/new business initiatives, as well as manage relationships with retail.
“Caryl has been a vital part of the Nashville sales team for a dozen years, and her experience and relationships throughout the industry, together with her insight, leadership, and front-to-back knowledge of our artists and music make her the perfect choice for her new role,” said Overton.
“We couldn’t be happier to be promoting Caryl to lead our Nashville sales efforts,” added Stupak. “She is a talented executive who has long been an integral part of our success on Music Row. Her rich understanding of the marketplace and our organization will allow us to continue to deliver the best possible performance from our retail partnerships for our Nashville labels.”
Most recently Assoc. Director of Sales for Sony Music Nashville, Healey joined the Sales department in 1999. Prior to that, she worked with PolyGram Distribution and Island Records.