GARTH BROOKS’ PEARL RECORDS TAPS
LESLY SIMON AS GENERAL MANAGER
NASHVILLE, TN- Sept. 19, 2016 – Pearl Records announced today that industry veteran Lesly Simon is joining the staff effectively immediate in the role of General Manager, working alongside Mandy McCormack.
“What an honor to be a part of this exciting new chapter for Garth and Pearl Records,” said Simon. “The passion Garth has for Country music, the music he is making and the partnerships he is forging is truly amazing. When I sat down with he and Mandy, heard this incredible music and saw their vision, I knew I had to be a part of this. It’s a dream come true to work side by side with Garth, Trisha, Mandy and the entire team, and I can’t wait for the world to see and hear what’s to come!”
“I’ve known Lesly for years and have seen the leadership, passion and excitement she brings to a project,” said McCormack. “She is one of the best and we are so honored to have her join the team. I’m looking forward to working with her on what I know will be incredibly exciting projects.”
With 20 years of experience in the music industry, Simon, has an undeniable track record of success and leadership. For the last 6 years, she served as the Vice President of Promotion for Arista Nashville overseeing radio promotion and marketing for the roster including artists Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Cam and LANco. She was a part of and led her team to more than 40 #1 and countless Top 5 and Top 10 singles on the Billboard and Mediabase Country charts and has been instrumental in the launch of platinum and multi platinum albums and tracks from artists like Underwood, Paisley, Brooks and Dunn, Alan Jackson, Cam, Jerrod Niemann and many more.
As previously revealed, Garth Brooks’ upcoming solo album will be released on Pearl Records this fall, as well as a Christmas duets album with his wife and multi-platinum artist Trisha Yearwood.
Pictured Above: Lesly Simon
Pearl Records Contact:
Public Relations for Garth Brooks:
Nancy Seltzer, Nancy Seltzer & Associates, Inc.
Public Relations for Pearl Records Inc:
Kristie Sloan, The GreenRoom