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Elektra Names Michelle Murray VP of Marketing and Artist Development

Brian Cohen, senior vice president of marketing and artist development for Elektra has named Michelle Murray to the post of vice president, marketing and artist development for the Elektra Entertainment Group.

“Michelle has been an invaluable contributor to Elektra’s success with her keen sensitivity to both artistic vision and consumer desire,” said Cohen. “Michelle’s skill as a marketer has helped her guide a wide range of projects from the developing artist to the established superstar. This next step is not only much deserved recognition for Michelle, but it creates an opportunity for her to play a much more central role, enabling the entire company to benefit from her many talents.”

Previously Murray was senior director of marketing for Elektra. Murray joined Elektra in 1996 as Director of Marketing. In 1995 Murray was manager of marketing and publicity at Mercury Records. Murray began her career in the music business in 1991 working in video production and promotion for Jive Records.