NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) Andrea Ganis has been promoted to the newly created position of president of promotion at Atlantic Records.
The announcement was made today by chairman/COO Julie Greenwald and chairman/CEO Craig Kallman. Ganis has been working with the promotion department since 1980 and was most recently exec VP. She will continue to oversee all promotion activities as well as sere on the company’s leadership team.
“Andrea is a force of nature and a legend in the promo universe,” Greenwald and Kallman said in a statement. “She’s been a rock star at Atlantic for nearly four decades and the godmother to countless career-defining records. Andrea has always been driven by a sheer love of the music — a passion that has earned her the admiration and respect of the artists she champions, her many friends in the radio community, and her colleagues at Atlantic and across the industry.”
They added, “She’s the first President of Promotion in Atlantic history, which recognizes all that she has done for the company and all we know she will do for years to come.”
“Being part of the Atlantic family for all these years has been the experience of a lifetime — thrilling, challenging, ever-unpredictable, and incredibly rewarding,” Ganis said. “Through all the changes in our industry, Atlantic has remained the greatest label in the business. I consider this new post a tribute to my incredible team, who make me look good every day, and to our phenomenal artists, who are making the most inspiring music. Atlantic is all about building careers, for our roster and our people, and I’m so proud to be part of this amazing story. I want to thank Julie for her fantastic support over the past 15 years, and Craig for continuing to bring us records that have ‘hit’ written all over them.”