Island Def Jam Names Karen Kwak Executive Vice President/Head of A&R
Island Def Jam, a division of Universal Music Group, has appointed Karen Kwak to Executive Vice President/Head of A&R, in an expansion of its A&R operation. Kwak will now oversee the discovery, signing and nurturing of artists, producers and songwriters for the label.
She was promoted from Executive Vice President, A&R Operations, a position she has held since 2007. Kwak has also served as Senior Vice President, A&R Operations for Island Def Jam.