You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Elektra names Leshay sr. VP

Elektra Entertainment has promoted Jon Leshay to senior VP of promotion, replacing Rick Alden, who exits after 15 years with the label.

Leshay, formerly VP alternative/video promotion for Elektra, spearheaded the label’s success with the Cure, Billy Bragg, Frank Black, 10,000 Maniacs and Bjork. He joined Elektra in 1990 as director of national promotion.

“Jon has done a superb job of heading Elektra’s alternative and video promotion departments,” said David Bither, Elektra’s senior VP and general manager. “We look forward to the contributions his wide-ranging musical knowledge and energy will bring to this new position.”

More Scene

  • Mark Hamill'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

    'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Honors Late Carrie Fisher at Elaborate Premiere

    Elektra Entertainment has promoted Jon Leshay to senior VP of promotion, replacing Rick Alden, who exits after 15 years with the label. Leshay, formerly VP alternative/video promotion for Elektra, spearheaded the label’s success with the Cure, Billy Bragg, Frank Black, 10,000 Maniacs and Bjork. He joined Elektra in 1990 as director of national promotion. “Jon […]

  • Ajit Pai Free Speech

    FCC Chair Plays for Laughs at D.C. Event Amid Fierce Net Neutrality Debate

    Elektra Entertainment has promoted Jon Leshay to senior VP of promotion, replacing Rick Alden, who exits after 15 years with the label. Leshay, formerly VP alternative/video promotion for Elektra, spearheaded the label’s success with the Cure, Billy Bragg, Frank Black, 10,000 Maniacs and Bjork. He joined Elektra in 1990 as director of national promotion. “Jon […]

  • GQ Men of the Year Awards

    Stars Reflect on 2017 at GQ's Men of the Year Party: 'This Is a Year of Cultural Revolution'

    Elektra Entertainment has promoted Jon Leshay to senior VP of promotion, replacing Rick Alden, who exits after 15 years with the label. Leshay, formerly VP alternative/video promotion for Elektra, spearheaded the label’s success with the Cure, Billy Bragg, Frank Black, 10,000 Maniacs and Bjork. He joined Elektra in 1990 as director of national promotion. “Jon […]

  • Variety Press Play Home Entertainment and

    Variety’s Home Entertainment & Digital Hall of Fame Inducts Five Industry Leaders

    Elektra Entertainment has promoted Jon Leshay to senior VP of promotion, replacing Rick Alden, who exits after 15 years with the label. Leshay, formerly VP alternative/video promotion for Elektra, spearheaded the label’s success with the Cure, Billy Bragg, Frank Black, 10,000 Maniacs and Bjork. He joined Elektra in 1990 as director of national promotion. “Jon […]

  • TrevorLIVE

    Kristin Chenoweth Doesn't Know If She'll Be in Season 2 of 'American Gods'

    Elektra Entertainment has promoted Jon Leshay to senior VP of promotion, replacing Rick Alden, who exits after 15 years with the label. Leshay, formerly VP alternative/video promotion for Elektra, spearheaded the label’s success with the Cure, Billy Bragg, Frank Black, 10,000 Maniacs and Bjork. He joined Elektra in 1990 as director of national promotion. “Jon […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content