rpm entertainment adds VP, Digital

James Stewart

rpm entertainment has expanded its staff, hiring James Stewart as VP, Digital, where he will work with rpme’s label, management, and publishing divisions to implement and maximize sales and marketing directives on physical and digital fronts. Stewart reports to Senior VP April Rider, effective immediately.

“We are excited to expand our growing label’s digital strategy and reach,” says Rider via a release. “Adding James to our rpme family will ensure our acts are in the digital forefront and we are thrilled to have his expertise.”

Stewart was most recently with UMG Nashville, where he worked on various digital campaigns for George Strait, Kip Moore, Jamey Johnson, Sugarland, Lionel Richie, Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, David Nail, Easton Corbin, and others.

Prior to UMG Nashville, he worked with the Sun Record Company where he facilitated new digital distribution deals and acted as a consultant on issues from marketing and distribution, to licensing and merchandising.

“April and the whole crew at rpme are amazing,” says Stewart. “I’m happy to be here and excited about all the great things to come in 2013.”

Stewart can be reached at james@rpmegroup.com.


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