Donna Gryn Promoted to Executive Vice President, Global Marketing Strategy at Republic Records

Republic Records has promoted Donna Gryn to executive vice president of global marketing strategy, four years after she was promoted to senior vice president of marketing.

Gryn has worked for the Universal Music Group-owned label for a decade after holding positions at Polo Grounds Music, Virgin Records, Star Trak Entertainment and Epic Records.

At Republic Records, the label says Gryn has handled marketing strategy for big-name pop groups and worked on campaigns for artists like Ariana Grande, Jonas Brothers, John Legend and Conan Gray, among others.

She joined the company in 2012 as Senior Director of Marketing before becoming Vice President of Marketing in 2016.

Gryn is based in the New York office of Republic Records.

With this new role, Gryn will oversee global business development and international marketing initiatives for the label’s entire roster.

Gryn will also be responsible for managing a growing team of strategists in the department.

Gryn began her career in the music industry as an assistant at Roc-a-Fella Records in 2001 while attending New York University.

His promotion follows other new appointments and promotions at Republic Records this year.

In June, Taylor Vaughn – who runs 360-degree media and advertising campaigns for artists including Glass Animals, BoyWithUke, Conan Gray, James Bay, Lord Huron, BENEE, Stephen Sanchez and Greta Van Fleet – was promoted to vice president. medias. .

Bryan Kehn, who has been with the company for nine years, was also promoted to vice president of media in April, just days after Glenn Mendlinger was promoted to executive vice president of the label and president of Imperial Music.

A month later, Chris Blackwell was promoted to executive vice president of A&R strategy and corporate content.

“Over the past decade, Donna has been instrumental in not only breaking artists internationally, but maintaining their success over the years.”

Jim Roppo, Republic Records

Speaking about the promotion, Republic Records Co-President Jim Roppo said, “Over the past decade, Donna has played a crucial role in not only breaking into artists internationally, but also maintaining their success over the years.

“She is the rare marketing executive whose expansive vision matches her incredible work ethic and commitment to our collective mission as a team. As such, she is the ideal leader for our marketing initiatives. worldwide, and it is an honor to announce his well-deserved promotion.

“I am extremely excited about this new role and this next phase at Republic.”

Donna Gryn

Gryn added, “I am extremely excited about this new role and this next phase at Republic.

“I am beyond appreciative of the continued trust and support of Monte, Avery and Jim. They have created an atmosphere that allows the team to think outside the box and achieve success at the highest level.The music industry around the world

William L. Hart