Spanish Broadcasting System Inc., (SBS) announced today the promotion of Richard Lom to vice president of SBS Entertainment.
In this new role, Richard will oversee all aspects of the daily operations, live concerts, worldwide management, new TV development, marketing and partnerships, worldwide booking, new business development and Interactive for the SBS Entertainment business unit. He will report to Albert Rodriguez, chief revenue officer of SBS's Consolidated Operations and will be based in Miami.
"We are thrilled to have Richard's passion for music and innovation with us," said Albert Rodriguez, COO of SBS. "His entrepreneurial approach will be a huge benefit to SBS Entertainment, and most of all, to our expanding audience."
"We are proud to have Richard Lom as part of SBS' management team," said Lucas Pina, senior vice president of SBS Entertainment. "Richard has been with SBS Entertainment for over six years with a proven record of success and we are excited to have him lead in this new capacity."
"Over the past four years, SBS Entertainment has become an important player in live entertainment in the US and Puerto Rico," Lom said. "I'm very appreciative of this opportunity and excited at the prospects for the company. SBS Entertainment is positioned for growth and it's my responsibility to translate that growth to a superlative level of profitability and we have a dedicated, highly competent team in place here at SBS which is eager to make their mark. Expect big things."
Prior to this role, Lom was director of SBS Entertainment. He joined SBS Entertainment in 2007 where he also served as financial and administrative director. Prior to joining SBSE, Lom was director of Finance for boutique Latin record label, Ole Music until 2007. From 2001 to 2003 he worked as licensing manager for publisher Ventura Music Group.
His unique blend of entertainment business expertise and love of live music has made him an ideal fit for SBSE's 360.
Lom is a graduate of Florida International University, with a BA degree in business administration.
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