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Ministry Of Sound label announces promotions

By | Published on Monday 11 January 2021

Ministry Of Sound

The Ministry Of Sound record label – part of Sony Music UK – has announced the promotion of Amy Wheatley and Negla Abdela to the roles of Managing Director and General Manager respectively. Wheatley was previously General Manager, while Abdela was Head Of Digital. Both will report in to Ministry Of Sound President Dipesh Parmar in their new jobs.

Confirming the promotions, he said: “I’m absolutely delighted for both Amy and Negla to take key positions within the label. Negla’s digital nuance has helped Ministry excel in the world of online engagement and Amy is a leader in every sense. Her drive and passion for both the roster and the team makes her one of the most respected and dynamic executives in the business”.

“We all share the same vision for the label and the artists we want to sign”, he added. “We’ve had one of our best years of growth in the business and I’m excited they will help to oversee the label’s continued domination, not just in electronic music but in the artist development space”.

Confirming her new role, Wheatley said: “It’s an incredibly exciting time for the label. We have lots more to achieve and with the driven, creative and passionate team, as well as the amazing artists we work with, this is just the beginning, and I couldn’t be prouder to step into this role and help accomplish this”.

Abdela added: “I’m really excited to be stepping into 2021 in this role. It’s important to see more women in leadership positions, especially black women, as it shows that it is achievable no matter what your background is. This is the best way to top off the amazing year we had and I’m so proud of our whole team”.