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Sony Music UK appoints new communications chief

By | Published on Monday 25 November 2019

Jessica Carsen

Sony Music UK today announced the appointment of Jessica Carsen to the role of SVP Communications. She joins the British division of the music major from newspaper company News UK where she was Director Of Communications.

In her new role, Carsen will oversee the music company’s “external and internal communication, stakeholder engagement and corporate social responsibility”, working closely with “each of the Sony Music corporate divisions and labels”.

Confirming the hire, Sony Music UK boss Jason Iley said: “Jessica understands dynamic global companies that have been digitally disrupted and need to be innovative and creative. Her vast experience and knowledge of the media landscape is exceptional and will complement our senior leadership team. I am delighted to have her join us”.

Carsen herself added: “I am THRILLED to join a company as forward thinking as Sony Music, home to some of the industry’s most talented artists and executives. The company has a compelling vision under Jason’s leadership. This is an exciting new chapter for me and I am looking forward to joining such an energetic team at an evolutionary time for the industry”.