Exec will head publicity department for American unit of label
Angelica Cob-Baehler will head the publicity department of Virgin Records America.
Based primarily in Los Angeles, Cob-Baehler has been appointed senior vice president, publicity, and will head the department’s publicity offices in New York and Los Angeles. She will oversee all campaigns for Virgin Records artists and new releases, including current and upcoming projects by Joss Stone, RBD, 30 Seconds to Mars, Meat Loaf and Stacie Orrico.
Cob-Baehler reports to Lee Trink, Virgin Records’ general manager and chief operating officer.
For the five years prior to her appointment at Virgin, Cob-Baehler had been VP of publicity at Columbia Records, responsible for running the West Coast publicity department and for creating the media campaigns of John Mayer, System of a Down, the Offspring and Switchfoot.
She began her music industry career in 1993 at Atlantic Records, where she first worked with Virgin Records topper Jason Flom and Trink.