(CelebrityAccess) – Partisan Records has announced the appointment of Sara Dempsey as Director of Sales.
Dempsey will be tasked with overseeing Partisan’s sales and streaming strategy, and will report to Label Manager Andy Hsueh and Global MD Zena White.
She joins Partisan with over 14 years of sales experience, most recently at ABKCO, where as Associate Vice President of Sales & Marketing she worked on campaigns including several Rolling Stones reissues and HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ soundtrack. She’s also previously worked at Interscope, ADA, and The Orchard.
Commenting on the news, Dempsey said: “I am ecstatic to join the Partisan team. I’ve long admired Partisan, not only for their amazing roster and brilliant A&R, but for the passion and innovation they bring to their campaigns. They’re great people doing great work.”
White added: “Sara’s unique talent and experience is perfect for our growing label in the evolving landscape: she is a star in her field and is set to drive forward our sales across all formats. We’re very lucky to have her.”
Partisan has enjoyed recent international breakthroughs with acts like IDLES and Cigarettes After Sex, and a 2019 Grammy nomination for Bombino’s ‘Deran.’ 2019 releases will include a new album from Cigarettes After Sex, reissues from the Fela Kuti catalogue, Deer Tick, Mercury Rev, TENDER, Fontaines DC, Body Type, Craig Finn and more.