Columbia Records has promoted Mike Navarra to Vice President of Publicity.
Navarra moves into his new role after over 10 years at the Sony label, most recently as Senior Director, Creative Agency.
As well as helping to establish One Direction as one of the breakthrough acts of the decade, he has contributed to the launch and success of Harry Styles, Grace VanderWaal, Little Mix, Zhavia Ward, PRETTYMUCH, Juicy J, and others.
“mike’s relationship with artists and media partners allows him the ability to extend the reach for our artists in unconventional ways.”
kimberly harris, columbia records
Kimberly Harris, Senior Vice President of Publicity for Columbia, to whom Navarra reports, said: “Mike is a talented and creative executive who has been an integral part of our team.
“His relationship with artists and media partners allows him the ability to extend the reach for our artists in unconventional ways.
“The entire company joins me in congratulating Mike on his promotion.”
Navarra added: “I want to thank Kim, Jen Mallory, and Ron Perry for their support.
“To be able to work alongside this great team on an incredible array of projects with the best artists in the world has been an extraordinary opportunity.
“I look forward to contributing to Columbia’s success and growth toward the future.”
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