Lava Records

  1. Jason Flom, John Rudolph to Bid for Universal's EMI Assets: Source

    November 15, 2012 4:15 PM EST Billboard has learned that former Bug Music CEO John Rudolph and Lava Records founder Jason Flom have partnered to throw their hat in the bidding ring for the EMI assets that Universal Music Group must sell as part of the terms of their acquisitio ...

  2. Universal Republic Appoints Jim Roppo as EVP of Marketing

    January 09, 2012 12:24 PM EST Universal Republic Records announced today that the label has appointed industry veteran Jim Roppo to Executive Vice President of Marketing. Roppo will report to Universal president/CEO Monte Lipman and co-president/COO Avery Lipman, both of whom ...

  3. Harinder Rana: 30 Under 30

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Harinder Rana Senior Director of A&R, Lava Records/Universal Republic For Harinder Rana, 28, talent is worth traveling for. After Jessie J's first U.S. showcase, Rana hopped a plane to London to sign her to Lava Records. The singer has si ...

  4. Universal Republic's Preisdent & CEO Monte Lipman Signs New Long-Term Contract With UMG

    January 04, 2011 12:00 AM EST Monte Lipman, president/CEO of Universal Republic Records and Avery Lipman, the label's co-president/COO, have signed new long-term contracts with Universal Music Group. Universal Republic's roster includes Jack Johnson, Amy Winehouse, D ...

  5. Billboard Q&A: Lava's Jason Flom and Cherry Lane's Richard Stumpf Discuss Their New Partnership

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After leaving his post last year as chairman/CEO of EMI Music's Capitol Music Group, Jason Flom jumped right back in the game. First he entered a joint-venture partnership with Universal Republic, which is providing marketing, promotion, sale ...

  6. UMG's Morris Renews Contract, Hires Flom

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group chairman/CEO Doug Morris has signed a new long-term deal to lead the world's largest record label. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "I'm enjoying what I'm doing enormously right now. I want to take th ...

  7. Promo Vet Boulos To Emerge At Lava

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Promotion veteran John Boulos will emerge as senior VP of pop promotion at Lava Records, joining the staff April 23. Boulos will be based in New York and reports to Lava's senior VP of promotion Mike Easterlin. Boulos was most recently was se ...

  8. Atlantic Promotes Karp To A&R Helm

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most recently senior VP at Lava. Andy Karp has been promoted to the post of head of A&R for Atlantic Records. He is based at the company's New York headquarters and reports to Atlantic chairman/CEO Craig Kallman and president Julie Greenw ...

  9. Trink Lands Virgin America GM Role

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Move re-unites exec with Flom. Virgin Records America chairman and CEO Jason Flom confirmed yesterday (Dec. 5) the appointment of Lee Trink as the label's executive VP and GM, effective immediately. The move was previously tipped by Billboard ...

  10. Mestel Exits Virgin Today

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tuesday is COO/GM's last day at label. Today (Nov. 22) is Larry Mestel's last day as COO/GM of Virgin Records. As first tipped in Billboard.biz on Nov. 18, Virgin Records is close to finalizing a deal with Lee Trink to bring him in as GM ...

  11. Flom Helms Virgin Record America

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group, replaces Matt Serletic as chairman/CEO of Virgin Records in America effective immediately. Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group, replaces Matt Serletic as chairm ...

  12. Flom In At Virgin

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group, will replace Matt Serletic as chairman/CEO of Virgin Records in America, Billboard has learned. According to sources close to the deal, Fl Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic ...

  13. Warner Releases Fourth Quarter Financials

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT To pay dividend of 13 cents per share. Warner Music Group will take a $25-$30 million charge against its fiscal fourth quarter financial results in connection with its integration of Lava Records into The Atlantic Records Group. The company says a ...

  14. Lava Folded Into Atlantic

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Staffers let go except for A&R, promo. Lava Records, home to such artists as Simple Plan, the Click 5 and Antigone Rising, has officially been folded into Atlantic Records. As part of the process, Lava staffers, outside of personnel in the ...

  15. Lava Names Sr Promotion VP

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mike Easterlin was most recently with IDJ. Former Island Def Jam VP of promotion Mike Easterlin joins Lava Records as senior VP of promotion, based in New York. Easterlin replaces Lisa Velasquez, who has resigned to pursue other interests after a ...

  16. Atlantic's Jason Flom Exits

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Flom is out as chairman/CEO of The Atlantic Records Group 17 months after he was named to the post. NEW YORK -- Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Flom is out as chairman/CEO of The Atlantic Rec ...

  17. Making The Brand

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Antigone Rising, the fierce female rock band signed to Lava Records, is the centerpiece of an upcoming TV and print advertising campaign for Seven7 Jeans. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Antigone Rising, the fierce female rock band signed to ...

  18. Atlantic's Jason Flom Exits

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Flom is out as chairman/CEO of The Atlantic Records Group 17 months after he was named to the post. Craig Kallman--formerly co-chairman and COO of the label Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Fl ...

  19. Lava Names Trink As First-Ever GM

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lava Records has named Lee Trink to the newly created position of GM. He reports to Lava president and founder Jason Flom, who added the title of chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records earlier this year. Lava Records has named Lee Trink to the newly cre ...

  20. Warner Combines Atlantic, Elektra Labels

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST As expected, Warner Music Group today announced the merger of Atlantic and Elektra. Those labels, along with Lava, will be combined under the Atlantic Records Group banner. As expected, Warner Music Group today announced the merger of Atlantic and ...

  21. Skillet Inks Mainstream Deal With Lava

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Skillet has signed with Lava Records for the mainstream market. The band remains with Memphis-based Ardent Records for the Christian music market. Skillet has signed with Lava Records for the mainstream market. The band remains with Memphis-based ...