Kobalt has wasted no time in replacing Diarmuid Quinn, the recently-departed GM of the firm’s Label Services division in the US.
The company has appointed Ron Cerrito (pictured) into the GM position, effective immediately.
The exec moves over from his position as SVP/Promotion/Rock Formats at Republic Records.
“I am proud to join the global team at Kobalt, led by Willard and Richard as they blaze a trail into the music business of the future,” said Cerrito.
“Kobalt’s innovation and dedication to excellence both creatively and technologically is unprecedented,” he added.
“We have no doubt that ron will be a tremendous success in promoting our philosophy of ‘one roster, one team for the world’.”
Richard Sanders, Kobalt
“I am very excited to be a part of the mission.”
“As Kobalt Label Services continues to grow, we remain committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients,” said Kobalt President Richard Sanders.
“We are thrilled to have Ron Cerrito lead the charge on a national scale.
“With more than 25 years of experience in the music industry, Ron has garnered invaluable relationships that will be an asset to his new role and leading the KLS mission.
“We have no doubt he will be a tremendous success in promoting our philosophy of One Roster, One Team for the World.”
Diarmuid Quinn joined Kobalt in September 2013.
He previously served as COO of Warner Bros Records and president of Reprise Records.Music Business Worldwide