Sony Music Nashville has announced the appointment of Chris Schuler to Vice President, Promotion, Arista Nashville.
Reporting directly to Executive Vice President of Promotion and Artist Development, Steve Hodges, and effective immediately, Schuler is responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of the strategic and tactical radio promotional plans for artists on the Arista Nashville roster.
“Chris is an absolute rising start in the industry! His business acumen, people skills, and passion for the music are second to none. I’m elated to bring him onboard and very excited about the future of Arista Nashville with him leading that team,” says Hodges.
Schuler shares, “I could not be more excited about joining the Arista Nashville promotion team and being a part of Sony Music Nashville’s ongoing legacy. Alongside Steve and the entire label group, I look forward to breaking new music, new artists and evolving careers.”
Since April 2019, Schuler has held the position of VP, Promotion & Radio Marketing at Universal Music Group Nashville. First joining UMG Nashville seven years ago as Mercury Promotion Coordinator, he became Director, Promotion & Radio Marketing for the label group in 2016. From 2011 to 2012, Schuler worked at BMI in Nashville.
Originally from Florence, Kentucky, Schuler is a Middle Tennessee State University graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on production and technology in the Recording Industry Management program.
Reach Schuler at [email protected].
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