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Company Overview of The Island Def Jam Music Group, Inc.

Company Overview

The Island Def Jam Music Group, Inc. operates as a music record label company in the United States. The company offers various labels, including Island, Def Jam, and Def Soul records. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in New York, New York. The Island Def Jam Music Group, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, Inc.

825 Eighth Avenue

27th Floor

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for The Island Def Jam Music Group, Inc.

President and Chief Operating Officer
President of Island Records
President of Island Records Urban Music
President of Def Jam Recordings
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Island Def Jam Music Group, Inc. Key Developments

The Island Def Jam Music Group, Inc. Appoints David Massey as President, Island Records

The Island Def Jam Music Group, Inc. further expands its A&R and creative initiatives with the appointment, effective immediately, of David Massey as President, Island Records. Mr. Massey will continue to report directly to Mr. Weiss and will work closely alongside Steve Bartels, President/COO, IDJMG. Mr. Massey has spent the past six years as President, Mercury Records. The Mercury Records A&R team will continue to report directly to Mr. Massey. As well, Matt Galle will continue to provide exclusive A&R services to Island Records, and Mr. Galle's Photo Finish Records will remain within the Island Records family of labels. Also reporting directly to Mr. Massey will be Chris Anokute, Senior Vice President, A&R, IDJMG, and Grammy Award(R)-winning producer, composer and musician Dallas Austin, Senior Vice President, A&R, Island Records. Mr. Massey also intends to grow the team by adding additional creative talent.

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