Epic Records has appointed John Kirkpatrick as SVP of Brand Marketing. The marketing executive will align label artists with appropriate brands for collaborations timed to song and album releases as well as tours. Kirkpatrick will also launch strategic partnerships between roster acts and recognizable businesses throughout the verticals of fashion, lifestyle, tech, home, and beyond. Immediately prior to joining Epic Records, Kirkpatrick served as Chief Marketing Officer at immersive entertainment and location-based experience company The VOID. For more on this appointment, contact Darren.firstname.lastname@example.org.