Universal Music Nashville ups Owen to SVP artist development, marketing

MUMBAI: Universal Music Nashville has promoted Jason Owen to senior vice president of artist development and marketing for its MCA and Mercury Nashville labels.

He reports to Universal Music Nashville chairman Luke Lewis.

In addition to directing all of the publicity, creative and video activities for MCA and Mercury Nashville, Owen will now also oversee the digital and marketing departments for both companies.

“Jason is a true professional with tremendous energy and vision, and has shown exceptional capabilities within the publicity, marketing and artist development fields. His expertise, leadership qualities and outstanding people skills have made him an invaluable asset to our team and artists, and we are delighted to expand the playing field for him even further,” stated Lewis.

Most recently, Owen served as senior vice president of artist, media relations and creative services for MCA and Mercury Nashville.