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STEPHEN FERRERA APPOINTED EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, A&R, ISLAND and MERCURY RECORDS

Stephen Ferrera – who spearheaded the multi-platinum successes of , and Carrie Underwood and was instrumental in bringing the franchise to ’s Music Group ““ has been appointed Executive Vice President, A&R, Island and Mercury , it was announced today by David Massey, President of Mercury . In his new post, Mr. Ferrera will actively seek out, acquire and develop new talent, oversee recording projects from the creative stand point, and solicit producers and repertoire on behalf of Island and Mercury . Mr. Ferrera, who is based in , will report directly to Mr. Massey.”David Massey and I are kindred spirits and our musical paths have crossed many times over the years. I intend to invest all of my heart into the pursuit of realizing our ’ musical potential and dreams. I’m grateful to David and to for allowing me to bring my passion, ideas and experience into this new position,” stated Mr. Ferrera. “Stephen is blessed with an impeccable reputation in the creative community,” said Mr. Massey. “He is a song man par excellence and a respected and accomplished musician and producer in his own right. That strength has served him well as one of the most talented A&R executives in the industry. His abilities complement our growing team at Island and Mercury, and we are extremely pleased to have him aboard.”


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