Joe Riccitelli has been named Executive Vice President/GM for RCA Records. He was previously Executive Vice President, Promotion, RCA Records. Riccitelli will continue to spearhead all aspects of Pop Promotion for the label and additionally will now oversee the Music Licensing and Brand Partnership departments. Riccitelli began his career at Polygram Records in 1985. He held the position of SVP, Promotion, Island Label Group from 1995-1999. He then joined Jive Records in 1999 as Sr. VP, Promotion. Riccitelli held that position until 2007 when he was named Executive VP of Promotion. In 2011, he was appointed Executive VP, Promotion, RCA Records, which was then newly relaunched.