Dennis Blair has been named SVP of Promotion, RCA Records. Blair will be responsible for overseeing the promotion campaigns for Rock, Alt. and other formats at RCA Records. He will be based out of the company’s New York headquarters. Blair most recently held the title of SVP Rock Formats at Universal Republic where he helped the success of artists such as Florence + the Machine, Gotye, Of Monsters and Men, Lorde, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Black Sabbath, Volbeat and more. In 2011-2013, Blair helped the label see 13 No. 1 hits including Lorde’s “Royals” and “Team” as well as Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Contact [email protected] for further details on this appointment.