Nashville, TN – (August 19, 2013) —Music industry professional Rick Baumgartner has been elevated to National Director of Promotion for revolutionary new music label, HitShop. In his new position, Baumgartner will focus on the department’s overall strategy to optimally serve radio clients on a national level. He will continue to report to HitShop VP of Promotion, Diane Monk Harrison.
“From day one, Rick has proven he is here to win and make a difference in our unique environment,” says Harrison. “He brings tremendous drive coupled with a creative and strategic approach to the job everyday.”
“I’m thrilled to move into this National position,” says Baumgartner. “Diane and Skip are incredible to work with and I am honored by their confidence as we continue to build HitShop Records.”
An accomplished music promotion executive, Baumgartner has played a key national role on a number of winning teams including: Warner Bros., Decca Records, Atlantic Records, Radio & Records, Broken Bow Records, Equity Music Group, and Black River Entertainment, and has worked an impressive 41 chart-topping singles in his extensive career.
HitShop Records is distributed by Warner Music Nashville and is part of the Ramblin Music Group, whose holdings also include Young Guns Publishing. For more information about HitShop and its artists, please visit www.hitshoprecords.com or follow them on twitter @hitshoprecords and facebook.com/hitshoprecords.