Named senior VP of rhythm/crossover.

Michael Williams has been named senior VP of rhythm/crossover for RCA Music Group. Williams will continue to report to Richard Palmese, executive VP of promotion for RCA Music Group, and will be based in Los Angeles.

Michael joined J Records as VP of rhythm/crossover in 2001. Prior to RCA Music Group, Williams headed One Nation Management & Marketing where he managed writers and producers and was a marketing and promotion consultant for various labels including DreamWorks and Atlantic Records.

Williams began his career working for MCA Records as a regional director and then moved to Motown where he was named VP of crossover promotion.