Music industry expert and executive Sylvia Rhone has just been named the Chairman and CEO of Epic Records at Sony Music. Rhone had been serving as the President of the company since 2014, and has over 4 decades of experience in the music industry.
Rhone will be working under CEO of Sony Music Entertainment, Rob Stinger. Stinger had this to say about Rhone:
“Sylvia is a trailblazing and iconic executive who has played a critical leadership role in driving Epic’s recent artist development success. Her wealth of experience and passionate support of artistic vision will help us further grow the reach of Epic’s roster around the world.”
In addition to her role leading the overall creative direction of EPIC Records, Rhone will also be overseeing various big name artists such as Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, French Montana, Future, 21 Savage, Meghan Trainor, and DJ Khaled.
Regarding her new position, Rhone stated:
“I am excited to continue my amazing journey at Epic Records supported by Rob Stringer’s vision and leadership. Everything we do is a testament to our incredible artists who set the bar of the entire Epic culture, inspiring our dedicated executive team every day and enriching the legacy of this great label.”
Rhone’s successes as President of EPIC Records will surely multiply now that she is serving as Chairman and CEO, and under her creative leadership, with her level of expertise, EPIC Records will flourish.