Universal Motown Records Group has promoted Kirk Harding to senior VP of international. He reports to Andrew Kronfeld, GM of Universal Motown and is based in New York.
Harding was most recently executive VP of SRC Records, acting as the chief liaison between SRC and UMRG, and overseeing the day to day activities of all SRC artists including Akon, David Banner, Remy Ma and Terror Squad.
Prior to that, he was marketing director for Loud Records where he was also VP of international, overseeing development for such artists as Wu-Tang Clan, Xzibit and Big Punisher. In his native New Zealand, Harding served as A&R director for BMG New Zealand, having begun his career as head buyer for Marbecks Records in Auckland.