Tom Lewis and Laura Monks have been promoted to change into co-Presidents of Decca Data.
The pair had been promoted to co-MDs in early 2020, and took over the operating of the label shortly afterwards when earlier President, Rebecca Allen, left to take the reins at EMI.
David Joseph, Common Music UK Chairman and CEO, mentioned: “Laura and Tom are distinctive leaders who complement one another brilliantly.
“They’re completely positioned to steer the legendary label into this thrilling new chapter with each their artistic imaginative and prescient and fearlessness to do issues in another way.”
“I really feel extremely honoured to be main the following adventures of this label with Tom.”
Monks mentioned: “Decca has had such a wealthy historical past and there may be one factor that has all the time been elementary to the label’s success: a real ardour for music with out boundaries that may join deeply with worldwide audiences.
“I really feel extremely honoured to be main the following adventures of this label with Tom, particularly figuring out the chance for discovery and innovation on a world scale for our artists is now nearly limitless.”
Monks joined Decca almost 10 years in the past. She beforehand held roles encompassing digital, industrial and advertising and marketing earlier than changing into Normal Supervisor in 2018.
“we have now such thrilling plans for the following chapter on this label’s already extraordinary story.”
Lewis added: “I’ve been obsessive about data my complete life. The teenage me would by no means have believed that sooner or later, I’d be given the chance to steer certainly one of recording historical past’s most legendary labels. Laura and I are so fortunate to be working alongside such an formidable and entrepreneurial group. And, we have now such thrilling plans for the following chapter on this label’s already extraordinary story.”
Lewis joined Decca 19 years in the past as Label Supervisor for the jazz division earlier than making the transfer into A&R. He later turned VP of Decca, A&R and artist technique and has twice gained the Grownup Up to date A&R of the 12 months class on the MBW-backed A&R Awards, in 2017 and 2019.Music Enterprise Worldwide