Ron Spaulding

  1. Backbeat: Capitol Music Group Executives Unveil 2013 Release Schedule With Aloe Blacc, Jhene Aiko, More

    March 22, 2013 6:06 PM EDT So the Universal Music Group held a showcase, and to insure that Retail Track attended, they held it practically across the street from Billboard's office at Joe's Pub . Oh yeah, they threw in a sweetener too -- an open bar -- and they ...

  2. Capitol Music Raises Dennis Reese to Head of Promotion

    February 28, 2013 12:59 PM EST Capitol Music Group announced yet another executive hire today, elevating Dennis Reese from SVP of promotion to head of promotion. “Dennis is a passionate music executive who possesses an unmatched knowledge of the ever-changing landscape of radio ...

  3. Piero Giramonti Named GM of Harvest Records

    February 25, 2013 11:48 AM EST Piero Giramonti joins the growing list of recent executive appointees at Capitol Music Group and its subsidiaries; the music industry veteran has been named general manager of the long-standing Harvest Records. Harvest's extensive catalog of ...

  4. Mike Harris, Veteran EMI Exec, Named EVP and General Manager of Caroline

    February 21, 2013 11:51 AM EST Mike Harris, an executive with and within EMI, most recently CFO at Blue Note, has been named executive vice president and general manager of Capitol Music Group's independent services division Caroline. Harris will be working closely with Ca ...

  5. Ron Spaulding Leaves Fontana

    June 29, 2012 9:55 AM EDT Ron Spaulding, who has lead Fontana for nearly five years, has left the company now that the company's integration into INgrooves has been completed. INgrooves acquired Fontana from the Universal Music Group in a deal that included UMG stayin ...

  6. INgrooves to Purchase Fontana

    March 02, 2012 1:18 PM EST INgrooves, the digital aggregator launched in 2002, hs purchased Fontana, the indie distribution company owned by Universal Music Group, the company announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal gives the digital distributor a fu ...

  7. Spaulding Named President Of Fontana

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ron Spaulding has been promoted to president of Fontana, UMGD's independent distribution arm. Spaulding, who was formerly executive VP and GM of Fontana, will continue to report to Jim Urie, president and CEO of UMGD. Prior to joining Fontana ...

  8. Fontana Inks Deal With McConaughey's j.k. livin

    February 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Fontana has signed an exclusive distribution deal with actor Matthew McConaughey's recording label, j.k. livin. The first release under the deal will be reggae artist Mishka's debut album, "Above The Bones," released Feb. 17, w ...

  9. Fontana Names Spaulding Exec VP and GM

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fontana Distribution, the independent distribution arm of Universal Music Group (UMGD), has appointed Ron Spaulding as executive VP and GM. Spaulding will report to Jim Urie, the President of UMGD, and will be based in Los Angeles. Prior to joinin ...

  10. Spaulding Takes Exec Role At Fontana

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ron Spaulding, formerly executive VP/GM at Warner Music Group's Independent Label Group (ILG), has been named executive VP/GM of Fontana, reporting to Universal Music Group Distribution president Jim Urie. Spaulding has been involved with the ...

  11. Spaulding To Exit Asylum/Independent

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ron Spaulding, who has served as GM of Asylum/Independent Label Group for the Warner Music Group for the last three years, will leave the company. Spaulding, who will continue working there through a transition phase, previously had been a senior ...

  12. WMG Confirms Spaulding To 'Incubators'

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Ron Spaulding is moving over to the Warner Music Group's incubator initiatives and will be replaced as WEA senior VP of sales by Rick Froio, who was formerly senior VP of sales at Atlanti As expected, Ron Spaulding is moving over ...

  13. WMG Confirms Spaulding To 'Incubators'

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Ron Spaulding is moving over to the Warner Music Group's incubator initiatives and will be replaced as WEA senior VP of sales by Rick Froio, who was formerly senior VP of sales at Atlanti As expected, Ron Spaulding is moving over ...

  14. Warner Launches Two Baby-Band Labels

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is starting two incubator operations -- one for hip-hop and one for rock -- to offer label services to baby bands on indies or within the WMG family. Warner Music Group is starting two incubator operations -- one for hip-hop and ...