SOURCE: Naxos of America, Inc.

Naxos of America, Inc.

June 16, 2010 10:34 ET

Naxos of America Appoints Collin J. Rae Senior Manager, Digital Marketing

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - June 16, 2010) - Naxos of America has announced that Collin J. Rae has been appointed the new Senior Manager of Digital Marketing effective immediately.

Jim Selby, Naxos' CEO, commented, "I am so pleased to have Collin Rae take on the vital task of spearheading our DSP marketing efforts. His deep knowledge of and passion for all forms of music, along with his years of experience in the music industry, will continue to elevate Naxos of America, Inc. to the forefront of digital marketing." President of Ondine Records, Reijo Kiilunen, who has worked closely with Mr. Rae added, "Collin is a man of dedication, efficiency and top professionalism. He has been a joy to work with."

A veteran of the music industry, Mr. Rae moves into this position with more than fifteen years of industry experience. His background includes important sales/marketing positions with Tower, EMI, Higher Octave Records, Borders, and three years as a Label and Special Projects Manager with Naxos of America, Inc. Mr. Rae spearheaded all promotional efforts for the successful Jazz Icons and British Invasions DVD sets, and is the producer of such series as The Eternal Series, Sonic Rebellion, and the Naxos Artist Profile Series. He has also co-produced many successful digital compilations for Naxos, including Billboard charting titles such as 24 Hours of Classical Music, Guitar Heroes, and Naxos for Nashville. He has wide experience across many genres of music, and is a respected and published photographer.

Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville, Naxos of America is the #1 independent classical music distributor in the U.S. Specializing in state-of-the-art distribution, marketing and promotion, Naxos of America distributes nearly 20,000 SKUs to traditional brick and mortar retail, as well as offering a comprehensive suite of services tailored to consumer direct fulfillment. Naxos of America is also the largest digital distributor of independent classical music, supplying a catalog of over 25,000 albums to hundreds of digital download and mobile outlets worldwide. Naxos of America offers marketing, e-marketing, publicity, e-publicity, physical and digital e-commerce services, licensing opportunities, streaming services, sales and customer service for all new releases and active catalog titles of Naxos Records and more than 100 distributed labels.

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