Paul Barnabee To Exit Sony Music Nashville

Paul Barnabee

Paul Barnabee

Sony Music Nashville Sr. VP, Marketing Paul Barnabee will exit his role at the end of 2016, after 22 years with the company, MusicRow has confirmed.

Barnabee joined Sony Music Nashville, formerly the RCA Label Group, in 1995, overseeing financial operations. He would later head sales, digital business and operational functions. In 2011, he was named head of marketing for Sony Music Nashville and its three imprints, including RCA, Columbia and Arista Nashville. Previously, Barnabee has served on the Board of Directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

“My 22 years at Sony have been amazing and more than I could have ever dreamed in my professional career,” Barnabee tells MusicRow. “I’m looking forward to my next chapter.”

Sony Music Nashville has not commented on the exiting, and no plans have been announced to fill the position.

Barnabee will be at Sony through next week, after which he can be reached at [email protected].



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