Sony Music Entertainment has promoted industry trailblazer Sylvia Rhone to chairman and CEO of Epic Records, where she had been president for the past several years. In her elevated role, Rhone will oversee the creative direction and management of the storied label, home to Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, Meghan Trainor and DJ Khaled, among other artists.
Rhone will continue to report to Sony Music CEO Rob Stringer, who in his announcement called her an "iconic executive who has played a critical leadership role in driving Epic’s recent artist development success. Her wealth of experience and passionate support of artistic vision will help us further grow the reach of Epic’s roster around the world."
Prior to this appointment, Rhone held the position of president at Epic since 2014 and has shepherded several hit albums from roster artists including Future, 21 Savage and Cabello.