- May 24, 2021
- Sony Music Entertainment Appoints Monica Cornia as Senior Vice President of Sales, Commercial Music Group
NEW YORK, NY – May 24, 2021 – Sony Music Entertainment (SME) announced today the appointment of Monica Cornia as Senior Vice President of Sales, Commercial Music Group. In her new role, Cornia will oversee all U.S. sales strategies for the Company’s extensive catalog of iconic and contemporary artists.
In making the announcement, Darren Stupak, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Sales, SME said, “From the very start of Monica’s career at Sony Music, she has always embodied our artist-first approach, showing fantastic insight, expertise and a strong track record in bringing our U.S. artists to new audiences. I am excited to see how Monica will lead our sales team through our Commercial Music Group.”
Cornia said, “I’m extremely proud and fortunate to work for a company that supports its employees exploring new areas of focus during their careers. I look forward to stretching my expertise into our sales and catalog businesses. I also can’t wait to develop new and innovative campaigns with our group, and help to further expand the fanbase of Sony Music’s amazing artists.”
Cornia takes on this role after three years serving as co-head of the International Marketing department for U.S. repertoire, where she developed SME’s new and established U.S.-signed artists across global markets. She spearheaded successful marketing campaigns for artists including Foo Fighters, Alicia Keys, Khalid, Tate McRae, P!NK, and many more. With Doja Cat, Cornia helped drive her single “Say So” to chart peaks in multiple international markets.
Recently, she was recognized as a Billboard Magazine International Power Player in 2021.
Prior to co-leading International Marketing for SME’s U.S. repertoire, Cornia was Vice President of International Marketing for RCA Records from 2014 to 2018, playing a key role in the global strategic development of established and new talent across RCA. Before that role, she managed Kesha at Vector Management.
Cornia began her music industry career at Sanctuary Group, where she worked for two years before joining RCA Music Group’s International Department in 2005. She graduated from UCLA in 2003 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and German.