Noah Sheer has been promoted to VP of Top 40 promotion for Island Def Jam Music Group. Sheer, who is based in L.A., will report to Erik Olesen, senior VP of Top 40 promotion.

Sheer has served as senior director of rhythm promotion since 2004 and prior to that, he spent four years as IDJ's mid-Atlantic regional promotion manager, starting in 2000. He began his career in 1998, as a promotion assistant at Arista Records.

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