Executive Turntable: Sony Music U.K. & Ireland, Fintage House, Alternative Distribution Alliance, BMG Chrysalis N.A., APA, Columbia Records


Jason Iley was tapped as the new chairman/­CEO for Sony Music U.K. & Ireland by Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris. Iley was previously president of Jay Z's Roc Nation Records for nearly a year. Prior to that, he was president of Mercury Records U.K., the culmination of a 15-year career at Universal Music U.K., where he worked at both Polydor and Island, launching the careers of Amy Winehouse and Keane, among others. Iley will oversee all of Sony Music's front-line labels while based in London, reporting directly to Morris and Edgar Berger, chairman/CEO of international for Sony Music Entertainment. Iley replaced Nick Gatfield, who recently stepped down from the post.


Kimberly Harris joined Columbia Records as vp publicity. She was previously at Republic Records.

Corey Brewer became the new senior director of publicity at Warner Music Group's Alternative Distribution Alliance. He was previously a publicist at Sunshine Sachs.


Andrew Gummer was appointed president of the music division of global music, film and TV rights company Fintage House, based in London. His 25 years of experience include stints at Virgin Records, Warner/Chappell, Mushroom Records and Imagem Group/Boosey & Hawkes.

Zach Katz is promoted to chief creative officer for BMG Chrysalis N.A., reporting to president of marketing and creative Lauren Hubert, based in Los Angeles. Katz co-founded label Beluga Heights with client/­partner JR Rotem.


Veteran promoter Andy Somers joined APA as vp concerts, reporting to agency president/CEO Jim Gosnell. Somers was most recently senior vp/co-head of The Agency Group's Los Angeles office.


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