Sheila Richman, EVP of Atlantic Records

Sheila Richman, EVP of Atlantic Records

Jimmy Fontaine

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."

Richman joined Atlantic in 2004 and was most recently svp of publicity. She previously worked for the Island Def Jam Music Group and began her  career with posts at Elektra Records and Nasty Little Man Public Relations.

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.

“Whenever I’m on a mission to sign a great artist, one of the first people I want them to meet is Sheila,” Craig Kallman added. “Her unequaled depth of knowledge and experience, combined with her infectious enthusiasm and passion, make her the greatest cheerleader for the Atlantic family. She was a breath of fresh air and inspiration when she came to us 13 years ago, and her track record in launching, building, and sustaining our artists’ visibility is second to none in our business"

“I am incredibly lucky to be working for the best label and the best executives in the business,” Richman stated. “Julie and Craig together have always been behind me 100 percent, giving me every resource necessary to build the best publicity team in the ever-changing media landscape. I want to thank them for this wonderful new opportunity."