Succeeds Tom Donnarumma who moved to Columbia.

Michael Block, senior VP of sales at the Sony Music Label Group U.S., has been named the head of sales for that shared services operation.

Block reports to Sony Music Label Group president and COO Michele Anthony, as well as to the label heads of the Columbia Records Group, Epic Records, Sony Music Nashville and Sony Urban Music. Block succeeds Tom Donnarumma, who has moved over to Columbia Records Group to become GM.

Block will supervise account advertising on both the national and regional levels, and work closely with individual departments in each label group in creating and implementing sales campaigns and strategies for Sony Music Label Group U.S. releases.