Karen Lamberton has been promoted to EVP of Soundtracks and Film & TV Licensing for RCA Records. Lamberton previously held the role of SVP of Soundtracks, Music Licensing & Brand Partnerships. Lamberton will remain in the company’s New York headquarters.
In her elevated position, Lamberton will be tasked with modernizing policy within the field of licensing, building opportunities for exposure, increasing revenue and strengthening her soundtracks department.
Lamberton began her music career in Los Angeles at Gorfaine/ Schwartz Agency and Capitol Records. She has worked within the industry in varied fields over the years including music publishing, artist management and producer management. In 2001, upon joining J Records, she took on the Head of Licensing role, which she has maintained.
Joe Riccitelli comments, “Karen is an industry leader in her field and is well respected by her peers and team alike. She has been an innovator and has delivered countless times for RCA. She is an absolute key for the senior management team here at RCA and Sony as a whole. Karen’s smile is her logo and her personality is her business card.”
Lamberton comments, “It’s been my honor to work on behalf of our incredible artists and I am deeply grateful to represent them to the film, television and advertising communities. Peter Edge’s guidance and support has been invaluable to me and I want to thank him along with Joe Riccitelli and John Fleckenstein for the opportunity to further my career. RCA is not just a great place to work, but also the best home for the most compelling artistry in the world.”