Exec moves from Razor & Tie.
Lightyear Entertainment has appointed Don Spielvogel VP of sales. New York-based Spielvogel, who held the same title at Lightyear from 1991 to 1998, reports to Lightyear president Arnie Holland. Prior to rejoining Lightyear, Spielvogel was Razor & Tie Records' senior director of video. Spielvogel has also been GM/director of sales an marketing at QVC's Q Records and Q Video.
Holland comments in a statement, "I'm delighted to welcome Don back to Lightyear. His experience and prowess in both the music and video businesses will be invaluable to us as we work to expand our footprint in both worlds."
Lightyear's record distribution is through WEA in the United States, Koch in Canada, JVC in Japan and a network of independent distributors throughout the rest of the world. Warner Home Video handles Lightyear's video distribution in the United States and Canada.