MusicRow has confirmed the exit of Sony Music Nashville Sr. VP Promotion Skip Bishop from the label group. Bishop joined the label in 2005 as VP National Promotion for Arista Nashville, and in 2009 he was named Sr. VP Promotion for the entire label group consisting of Arista, RCA, and Columbia/BNA.
Prior to joining Sony he served as President and CEO of his own Bishop Bait & Tackle, a large independent marketing and promotion firm. Bishop’s career also includes time as Sr. VP MCA Los Angeles and Sr. VP Pop Promotion for RCA in New York.
No further details regarding Bishop’s plans or his replacement at Sony are available at this time.