The longtime p.r. exec gets a well-deserved promotion.
Sheila Richman has been named evp, press & media for Atlantic Records Group and which includes affiliated the Big Beat, Elektra, Fueled By Ramen, and Roadrunner labels. Richman, who is based in New York, will report directly to Atlantic chairman and ceo Craig Kallman and chairman & coo Julie Greenwald who made today's announcement.
Now leading a 16-member team in New York and Los Angeles, Richman oversees campaigns for a wide-range of artists including Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, twenty one pilots, Coldplay, Death Cab For Cutie, David Guetta, Sturgill Simpson, Janelle Monae, Paramore, Jason Mraz, Wiz Khalifa, James Blunt, Melanie Martinez, Charlie Puth and many more.
“When I joined Atlantic from IDJ in 2004, I knew I had to bring Sheila with me as one of the first members of my new team," said Julie Greenwald in a statement. “Since then, she has not only reinvented the role of label publicity in the modern music business, but she has become an invaluable voice in helping Craig and I chart the course of this amazing company. Artists and managers love and respect her, and she has built amazing relationships across the media community and throughout the industry."