Island records Two of the label’s executives, Hannah Coulson and Sam Lunn, have been promoted.
Hannah Coulson He was promoted from head of marketing to take on the newly created role of director of artist development, while Sam Lunn took over as director of strategic marketing.
As Island enjoys a streak of success, the promotions keep coming FLO, winner of the BBC Sound Of Poll and the BRITs Rising Star Award. Last month FLO embarked on their first US headline tour. FLO’s PR campaign was successful Music Week Awards Last week.
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Island President Louis Bloom „Hannah’s ability to tap into an artist’s creativity, her innate understanding of how to reach an audience, her instinct for creating a hit record and her rare ability to combine every element across multiple campaigns make her a truly exceptional member of the Island team. Sam is equally invaluable, always making the right choices, and our He brings the right strategy to benefit artists.
„Hannah and Sam’s vision, passion and strategic skills are now fully focused in these new roles and I am confident they will play a huge part in writing the next exciting chapter in the Island story.”
I’m sure they’ll play a big part in writing the next exciting chapter of the island story
Coulson joined Island in January 2021 after stints at MTV, Ministry, Relentless and Caroline. She made an impression ArrrDee2022’s biggest breakthrough artist, and recently led the rise. FLO.
Hannah Coulson said: „Collaboration should always be at the heart of everything we do, and I’m lucky to be part of an incredible label team that fosters that approach. I’m thrilled to be able to combine my marketing and A&R skill sets at the service of such a talented and inspiring roster of artists, and more.” I know bright years are ahead of us.
Following several years on the UMG International team, Sam Lunn’s early Island career saw him work on hugely successful albums from Mumford & Sons, Keane and U2, before moving on to management (Avicii). He returned to the label to work Dermot KennedyThe first album to establish the Irish singer-songwriter as an international artist.
Lunn’s experience across the business saw him return to the island full-time in 2020 as head of campaign strategy, where he worked closely. Ben HowardU2, Dermot Kennedy and most recently Marcus Mumford.
„The island has always been about culture and innovation,” he said Sam Lunn. „Both the roster and the wider team on the island really embody those qualities. We couldn’t be in a better position as 2023 gets underway and I want to thank Lewis, Nicola spoke Steve Bitron for giving me more faith in this journey.
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