Producer/musician Ric Ocasek, best known as a principal member of the Cars and a solo artist, has joined the roster of Los Angeles-based Sanctuary Producer Management.

Producer/musician Ric Ocasek, best known as a principal member of the Cars and a solo artist, has joined the roster of Los Angeles-based Sanctuary Producer Management.

Ocasek has produced a wide variety of artists. His discography includes titles such as "Do the Collapse" by Guided By Voices (TVT), Bad Religion's "The Gray Race" (Atlantic), and No Doubt's "Rock Steady" (Interscope). He also produced forthcoming releases by Smashmouth, Stratford Four and Vixtrola.

Ocasek, who last year was named senior VP of A&R at Elektra, no longer has a role at Warner Music Group, according to a spokesperson.