Black River Entertainment CEO Gordon Kerr has added Rick Froio as the Executive Vice President of Black River Records.
In this newly created role, Froio will provide daily support and leadership to Black River Records and report directly to Black River Entertainment CEO Gordon Kerr. Froio will be based at Black River Entertainment’s Music Row offices.
Froio joins Black River Records with over 20 years of executive level experience and an extensive background in global sales. Garnering years of experience from commanding positions including Senior Vice President, Sales for Warner Music Group, NY; Senior Vice President, Sales Atlantic Records, NY; Executive Vice President for Global Business Development/Channel Partnership with Gibson Brands; and Head of Global Sales with Breedlove/Bedell Guitars and Weber Mandolins.
“Black River Records seeks to take important strides in the domestic and global music markets,” said Kerr. “Rick will provide the necessary leadership to continue our efforts in attaining this for our Black River roster. To that end, I am anticipating considerable growth under Rick’s leadership.”
“I am incredibly honored and excited to be a part of the Black River family and its artist roster,” said Froio. “Gordon and his team have created a world class publishing, studio, and record label organization and I’m looking forward to helping the team reach new heights of success.”
Beginning today, Rick Froio may be reached at [email protected] or by phone 615-780-3070.
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