Columbia Names Nan Fisher Vice President Of Alternative Promotion

By | April 11, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Fisher upped by Columbia, to direct the field promotion staff to maximize airplay of the label’s artists at Alternative Radio.

Charlie Walk, Executive Vice President, Promotion at Columbia Records Group has announced the appointment of Nan Fisher to the position of Vice President. Alternative Promotion. In both 1998 and 1999, Fisher was named GAVIN Indie Label Promotion Person of the Year, and has been instrumental in launching the careers of artists such as Cake and 311. Based in New York, Ms. Fisher will oversee the Columbia Records Alternative Promotion department and will report directly to Mr. Walk. She will direct the field promotion staff to maximize airplay of the label’s artists at Alternative Radio, formulating creative strategies and carrying out promotion campaigns.

“Since coming to Columbia, Nan has already proven she has the talents and abilities to head Alternative Promotion as we reposition our department for the future,” Walk said. “She is well-known and well-respected among her peers and colleagues and has developed solid working relationships that are the pride, and envy, of the industry. She is a strong and capable leader, bringing a fresh and dynamic approach to one of the most effective promotion teams in the business.”

“To be afforded the opportunity to become part of this team is just awesome,” Fisher said. “It’s a dream come true. I’m very grateful to Donnie and Charlie for making it all possible.”

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