Capitol Music Group (CMG) has elevated promotion vet Greg Marella to president of promotion and executive vp, the company's chairman/CEO Jeff Vaughn announced today.
In his new role based in Hollywood, Marella will continue to oversee promotion strategies for the Universal Music Group company's portfolio of labels, including Capitol Records, Blue Note and Motown, as well as determine CMG's future direction as a member of Vaughn and CMG president/COO Michelle Jubelirer's executive management team.
Marella joined CMG as as executive vp of promotion in 2016, moving over from producer/songwriter Dr. Luke's Kemosabe Records, where he served as executive vp of promotion for three years. With Marella's leadership, the promotion team at CMG has garnered more than 40 No. 1 singles across all genres over the past two years, according to the company, including hits by artists including Halsey, Lewis Capaldi, Lil Baby, Katy Perry, Sam Smith, Niall Horan, Migos, Marshmello, Queen Naija, Maggie Rogers and, recently, Internet Money's "Lemonade."