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“We are pleased to announce a number of new appointments and positions in our promotion and marketing areas,” shared Sony Music Nashville Chairman/CEO Randy Goodman. “We believe these changes further solidify our team and allow us to better serve our artists.”

Under the new alignment, Josh Easler—formerly RCA Nashville’s National Promotion Director—is named Arista Nashville VP, Promotion.

Lauren Thomas earns the newly created position of Sony Music Nashville Director, National Promotion. Thomas previously served as Arista Nashville Manager, Regional Promotion.

Meanwhile, Keith Gale will continue in his role as SVP, Promotion at RCA Nashville.

EVP, Promotion & Artist Development Steve Hodges—who all of the aforementioned execs will report to—will lead the Columbia Nashville promo team until a new VP is announced.

As for the marketing department, the following execs will report to SVP Marketing Paul Barnabee in their newly created roles at Sony Music Nashville.

Bob Foglia is tapped as Manager, Strategic Marketing, while Lyssa Wheaton joins as Manager, Marketing.

And back in December, Barnabee announced the elevation of Sarah Westbrook to VP, Digital Strategy.

Got all that? Good. ‘Cause we splashed a little too much of that “special” creamer in our coffee this morning to remember our own names let alone all those.