The RCA Music Group promoted Larry Jackson to president of A&R Arista Records/executive VP A&R today. Jackson will continue to work out of the company’s New York office and report to Barry Weiss, chairman and CEO RCA/Jive Label Group.

Jackson’s previous position was senior VP of A&R, RCA Music Group and has worked with artists such as Jennifer Hudson and Leona Lewis; he also co-produced Whitney Houston’s new CD "I Look To You." Jackson was also recently named to Billboard’s “30 Under 30” list for his contributions in the music industry.

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