Walker will oversee department.

Sony Music Label Group has named Jeff Walker executive VP of business and legal affairs in the United States. Walker is based in New York and jointly reports to Sony Music Label Group COO Michele Anthony and Ron Wilcox, executive VP and chief business and legal affairs officer for Sony BMG Music Entertainment.

In his new role, Walker will oversee the business and legal affairs department for Sony Music Label Group, which includes Columbia Records Group, Epic Records and Sony Music Nashville.

Most recently, Walker served as senior VP of BMG business affairs and operations. Prior to that, he was head of business and legal affairs for RCA Music Group.