Greg Thompson, former executive VP at Island Def Jam Music Group, will join the Capitol Music Group staff on Thursday to lead the Virgin and Capitol promotion departments, has learned.

The move was revealed during a conference call with Capitol Music Group chairman and CEO Jason Flom Wednesday morning.

Additionally, Flom announced Virgin executive VP of promotion Hilary Shaev has resigned her position.

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