Joie Manda Promoted to Executive Vice President of Interscope Geffen A&M
Interscope Geffen A&M promoted Joie Manda to Executive Vice President, effective immediately. Manda has been with the label since 2013 and previously served as the President of Urban Music. Manda will report directly to Interscope Chariman and CEO John Janick.
"Joie has a great understanding of where music and culture is headed," Janick said in an official statement. "He’s one step ahead. I’m thrilled to be able to give him the platform he deserves to continue to sign and develop artists across our entire company."
During Manda's tenure at Interscope, the industry veteran has secured partnerships with artist-led labels like J. Cole's Dreamville Records. He also played an instrumental role in signing and promoting Playboi Carti, Rae Sremmurd, Tory Lanez, Dreezy and 6lack.
"These last four years at Interscope have been both transformative and incredible," Manda said. "John encourages and supports real creativity every single day. I’m excited to keep building here alongside him, Steve Berman, Aaron Bay-Schuck and the best record company in the business. As you can tell from my headshot, I'm ecstatic."
Manda got his start as a label executive in 2004. The former artist manager became the Executive Vice President of Asylum Records for its relaunch. He later had a stint as the Head of Urban Music at Warner Bros. Records. Manda eventually became the President of Def Jam Recordings before leaving the Warner Music Group for Interscope in 2013.
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