Mitra Darab has been named senior vice president of marketing at Capitol Music Group, the company announced on April 27. She will report to CMG executive vice president Greg Thompson.
The 19-year music industry veteran arrives from Warner Bros. Records, where she was vice president of marketing for the last nine years overseeing projects by Madonna, Michael Buble, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and Regina Spektor, among others. She had previously held positions at Geffen Records, where she began her career in 1996 in the sales department and also served as an A&R scout.
At Capitol, Darab will head campaigns for such artists as Sam Smith, 5 Seconds Of Summer and Tori Kelly, liaising directly with CMG's promotion, sales and PR departments as part of the "Vine" team, named after the Capitol Tower's landmark location at Hollywood and Vine.
Darab will be based out of Los Angeles.