Atlantic Records has appointed David Saslow to the newly created position of EVP, international artist relations and A&R.
New York-based Saslow, who joined Atlantic in 2007, was previously the label's SVP of video content, programming and production and then general manager.
In his new post, Saslow (pictured) will oversee the company's international repertoire in the US, focusing on the development of creative, tailored strategies to nurture the domestic careers of both established artists and emerging talent.
David's deep and diverse experience makes him the perfect choice for this important new post
Julie Greenwald & Craig Kallman
“Since joining Atlantic 12 years ago, Sas has played a central role in the marketing and development of artists across our roster,” said label chairman/COO Julie Greenwald and chairman/CEO Craig Kallman. “With music becoming increasingly global, it’s essential that we have an executive who is exclusively devoted to giving bespoke service to all the incredible artists joining us from around the world. David’s deep and diverse experience makes him the perfect choice for this important new post.”
Before joining Atlantic, Saslow was the head of video at Interscope Records, where he started in 1995. He began his music business career in 1992 in the video department of Elektra Entertainment.
Saslow will work closely with the Atlantic and Warner Music A&R teams around the world, in tandem with the label’s US departments.