Hollywall Entertainment, Inc., (OTC: ALZH ) announces the appointment of Charlie Springer as President of its Hollywall Music Group.
Charlie Springer brings to Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. more than 25 years of experience in publishing, contracts, licensing, recording, music production, releasing, marketing, manufacturing, artwork production, product assembly, distribution and sales. Charlie had most recently held the position of Vice President of National Sales at Warner Bros. Records. He led a department of 110 people with sales upwards of $500M annually. Charlie's list of Gold and Platinum Record sales awards includes albums by Frank Sinatra, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Michael Bublé, Neil Young, Prince, ZZ Top, Madonna, Dire Straits, Bonnie Raitt, Talking Heads, The Beach Boys, R.E.M., Jimi Hendrix, Tom Petty, Van Morrison, James Taylor, Randy Travis, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rod Stewart, George Harrison and Joni Mitchell.
Charlie’s hands-on background in the music industry includes touring, store management and expansion, retailing, promotion and partnerships, merchandising, as well as physical and digital distribution, marketing, and sales. In these various capacities, he has worked with top entertainment professionals – including promoter Bill Graham (San Francisco’s and New York’s “Fillmore” Theaters) and Russ Solomon (founder of Tower Records). In addition, Charlie was a leading founder of the Sovereign Artists label, along with three other co-founders. Sovereign Artists label released albums by accomplished artists including Chris Hillman (Byrds), Loudon Wainwright III, and Heart, and signed, recorded, and released Grammy nominated albums by Don Grusin and Dee Dee Bridgewater.
Charlie continues to be quoted in some of the industry top media outlets including Billboard Magazine, Entertainment News, and Wired, just to name a few. He has been a guest lecturer at UCLA in Tommy Noonan’s highly acclaimed “Marketing of Hit Records” extension course (Noonan created Billboard’s “Top 100” chart).
Charlie recently worked for the world’s third largest international music conglomerate, Warner Music Group, “WMG”, (Warner Bros. Records, Reprise Records, Sire Records, Warner Nashville, Nonesuch Records, Atlantic Records, Rhino Records, Parlaphone Label Group). As head of Catalog Sales, Charlie's leadership and innovation of release of music products (vinyl, CD, digital, streaming), generated higher market projections and cost controls, ensuring a higher return on investment for WMG. Charlie managed, marketed and successfully sold the prestigious catalogs of Bruno Mars, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Doors, David Bowie, Coldplay, Linkin Park, Pink Floyd, Metallica, Green Day, Wilco, Eagles, Radiohead, White Stripes, and Black Keys, as well as hundreds of others.
Charlie Springer stated, “I am so excited in joining Darnell Sutton and the entire Hollywall Team. The music industry is more vibrant than ever and offers Hollywall Entertainment an opportunity to expand its reach. I look forward to bringing all of my experience, and talents to Hollywall.”
Hollywall Entertainment's, President and CEO, Darnell Sutton, stated “We are thrilled and honored that Charlie has joined Hollywall and we welcome his leadership. His influence throughout the entertainment community positions Hollywall as one of the industries newest and highly elevated players! Charlie is clearly one of the most dynamic and extraordinarily accomplished executives of our time. Hollywall was founded on the promise to expand and distribute its current music and entertainment catalogs to reach a global audience. Charlie's track record and ability to assemble one of the finest management, sales and creative teams will go far to ensure Hollywall's continued success. Charlie's extraordinary knowledge, coupled with his exemplary innovative spirit, within the "digital revolution" as well as the advent of Hollywall's newly developed technologies, will continue to fulfill the time honored promise of the delivery of great music and shareholder value in the years to come. "
About Hollywall Entertainment Inc.
Hollywall Entertainment, Inc., www.hollywall.com, is a multifaceted media and entertainment company focused on ownership and content acquisition of music, film, television, home video, and computer game software libraries. The company is developing a one of a kind, state of the art, digital distribution and verification system which is designed to maximize customer delivery, quality control, and revenues for artists, writers, content developers, and copyright owners. Hollywall Entertainment owns and distributes over 23,500 master recordings performed by such legends as Ray Charles, The Jackson 5, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, George Gershwin, Marvin Gaye and Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, The Dolly Elvis Presley, The BeeGees, Chicago, Platters, James Brown, Rod Stewart, Etta James, Aretha Franklin, and many more.
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