Retropolis gig for Foos

Former Rhino exec to be prexy, general manager

Garson Foos, former senior VP of marketing for Rhino Records, has been appointed president and general manager of Retropolis Entertainment.

Foos will be responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations in both the audio and video/DVD areas, with an emphasis on A&R, marketing, business development and operations. Retropolis and Foos are heavily focused on developing TV-based projects with multiple product releases and revenue streams.

Foos led the development of Rhino as a brand, initiating the label’s partnership with PBS’ WQED and overseeing Rhino’s TV-marketed titles. He also launched the Rhino Retrofest, a three-day retro pop culture festival.

Retropolis is an entertainment umbrella company with a focus on music catalog development, homevideo/DVD and related television properties. Rhino vets Richard Foos and Bob Emmer founded the company earlier this year.

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