Nathaniel Brown takes senior VP communications post.

XM Satellite Radio has named Nathaniel Brown to be senior VP of corporate communications. Brown will be based in New York City.

Brown has more than 12 years of experience in entertainment media relations and most recently served as VP of media relations for Sony BMG Music Entertainment. From 2000 to 2004 he served as senior director of corporate communications for BMG.

Additionally he held communications positions at global magazine publishing company Hachette Filipacchi Media and public relations firm Dan Klores Communications, where he served in the firm's media and entertainment practice. He began his public relations career in 1993 as a publicist with the New York-based public relations firm Jason Weinberg Associates.

“Nathaniel brings a wealth of experience in the entertainment industry to XM, and we are very pleased to welcome him to the company,” said Hugh Panero, president/CEO of XM Satellite Radio in a statement.