J/Arista Records has named Randy Franklin as VP of urban promotion. The New York-based executive reports to senior VP of urban promotion Ken Wilson.

J/Arista Records has named Randy Franklin as VP of urban promotion. The New York-based executive reports to senior VP of urban promotion Ken Wilson.

Franklin most recently ran a consulting firm, RF Entertainment, where he worked with various labels. Prior to that, he served as senior VP of promotion at Loud Records and held VP posts at Epic and 550 Music.