Kirdis Postelle, the former general manager and 17 year veteran of Dr. Dre's label Aftermath Entertainment, has been named Capitol Music Group's new SVP of marketing, it was announced today.
“Kirdis is an extremely talented and well-rounded executive who brings an enormous wealth of experience to her new position," wrote Greg Thompson, EVP at CMG and Postelle's new boss. "I have no doubt that our artists will benefit greatly from Kirdis’s expertise and enthusiasm, and that she will be making a valuable contribution to the Capitol Music Group for years to come. All of us at the company welcome Kirdis to the Tower and congratulate her on this well-deserved appointment."
Postelle characterized her enthusiasm for the new gig:"To work with Steve Barnett, Greg Thompson, Michelle Jubelirer and the great team that’s building the new Capitol Music Group is my second once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of something extraordinary in the music business. I am excited to lead this full service marketing team while also helping the company expand its Urban music infrastructure. I’m grateful that they’ve put their faith in me, and I thank them for this monumental opportunity and their ongoing support."
Postelle began in the music business in 1992, working for LaFace Records' Artist Development office.