Many, Many Changes Afoot at the House
of Jive. Many, Many Changes.
Sony BMG's Zomba Label Group has made a number of changes to its pop promotion staff, according to the company. Here’s the rundown:

John Strazza’s title is now Vice President of Pop Promotion (he was previously VP Top 40 Promotion). He will be responsible for the Rhythm format and will work closely with Senior Vice President of Promotion Joe Riccitelli on all other aspects of Pop Promotion. Strazza was previously Vice President of Rhythm & Crossover Promotion for Jive Records.

Shannah Miller has been named Vice President of Video Promotion and Adult Radio Promotion. As her title suggests, she will oversee video promotion and adult radio promotion in Zomba’s Pop Promotion department. She will also work closely with Riccitelli.

Jeff Rizzo has been promoted to Senior Director of CHR Promotion. He was previously Director of Top 40 Promotion.

David Dyer has been named Director of CHR Promotion. He was previously New York Regional Promotion Manager for RCA/J. His new responsibilities include all aspects of Top 40 Mainstream promotion.

Jessie Maldonado has been named Director of Operations, Pop Promotion. She will handle all administrative functions and will continue to handle the satellite radio stations as well as New York City radio on a daily basis.

Rose Braunstein has been promoted to Director of Rhythm & Crossover Promotion, West Coast. Her new responsibilities include working closely with the VP Pop Promotion Strazza on West-Coast rhythm execution and strategy. Braunstein was previouslly L.A. Regional Promotion Manager.

Nathalie Marin has been named Promotion Representative. She will oversee promotional tours and handle local video and third-party marketing.

Jennifer Zidel has been named South Regional Promotion Manager, based in Atlanta. She previously held a similar position at Capitol Records.

Erik Mendelson has joined Zomba as Southeast Regional Promotion Manager, based in Miami. He most recently held a similar position with Elektra.

Robyn Stimac segues to Northwest Regional Promotion Manager, based in San Francisco. She was most recently Regional Promotion Manager in the Carolinas.

In addition to the above (as if that weren’t enough), Christian Alcantara and Linda Cangro have both been promoted to Coordinator, and Tiffany Gilman joins Zomba as West Coast Assistant based out of Los Angeles.