Amanda Collins Named Executive Vice President and Global Head of Corporate Communications, Sony Music Entertainment
New York – March 18, 2019 – Amanda Collins has been named Executive Vice President and Global Head of Corporate Communications, Sony Music Entertainment, it was announced today by Rob Stringer, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment.
In this role she will be responsible for the company’s global internal and external communications strategy and its implementation around the world, working closely with Sony Music’s corporate divisions, labels and international affiliates.
She is based in New York and reports to Rob Stringer and Kevin Kelleher, COO, Sony Music Entertainment.
Stated Stringer, “Amanda is a highly respected executive who understands the media and entertainment landscape and the important role that strategic communications play in successful collaboration with the creative community and our business partners. Her leadership and expertise in driving media transformation narratives will help us innovate as we continue to tell the story of Sony Music’s ongoing growth and evolution in a dynamically changing industry.”
Stated Collins, “Rob and Kevin have an exciting vision for Sony Music’s future and I’m grateful for the opportunity to be part of it during this next chapter of the music business. I look forward to working with them and the talented team they have built around the world as we advance Sony Music’s industry leadership and success in support of its iconic roster of artists.”
Collins joins Sony Music from IMAX, where she served as Global Head of Communications for its two publicly traded companies – IMAX Corporation and IMAX China – overseeing all media relations functions for the world leader in immersive entertainment technology. Previously, she spent nearly seven years in Corporate Communications and Marketing for NBCUniversal, leading internal and external communications and experiential marketing for the Company’s advertising sales business and its Owned Television Stations division of 40 NBC and Telemundo stations across the country.
Prior to that role, she was Vice President of Corporate Communications and Marketing at Warner Music Group for eight years where she was a strategic communications point person for the company’s recorded music, music publishing, and music distribution businesses, as well as its public policy initiatives. She helped coordinate the company’s messaging and communications approach as it navigated the new digital era and during its successful 2005 IPO. She spent the early part of her career with the Recording Industry Association of America. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University.
About Sony Music Entertainment
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Arista Records, Arista Nashville, Beach Street Records, Black Butter Records, BPG Music, Bystorm Entertainment, Century Media, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Descendant Records, Disruptor Records, District 18 Entertainment, Epic Records, Essential Records, Essential Worship, Fo Yo Soul Recordings, House of Iona Records, Insanity Records, Keep Cool, Legacy Recordings, Masterworks, Masterworks Broadway, Ministry of Sound Recordings, Monument Records, OKeh, Palm Tree Records, Polo Grounds Music, Portrait, RCA Inspiration, RCA Nashville, RCA Records Relentless Records, Reunion Records, Same Plate Entertainment, Six Course Music Group, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music, Verity Records and Visionary Records. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.