Rome Thomas has been named head of sales and artist development at Octone Records in New York, effective Jan. 10.

Rome Thomas has been named head of sales and artist development at Octone Records in New York, effective Jan. 10.

Thomas shifts to Sony BMG-distributed Octone after more than nine years at Sony, most recently as senior director of online sales at Sony Music Label Sales.

In his new role, Thomas reports to Octone GM David Boxenbaum.