Rockville, MD – Altavoz Entertainment announced today that Robert (Bobby) Ekizian joins the company to oversee its day-to-day operations. Ekizian comes with a wealth of experience, having spent two decades in senior management positions at Alliance Entertainment.
“We are so happy to have Bobby on board,” says Altavoz President Jessamyn Sarmiento. “He brings deep insight and experience that will benefit not just this company as we grow our business, but especially the independent labels and artists that we represent.”
Ekizian joins Altavoz as General Manager, and will work closely with the company founders to continue its success in bringing independent artists to the forefront through strategic placement and marketing of music product. “I’m so proud to work with the people at Altavoz. They have a vision that I believe in,” Ekizian says. He will help expand and strengthen Altavoz’s physical and digital retail efforts for independent music labels, among other responsibilities.
At Alliance, Ekizian served as group vice president of e-commerce sales, vice president of independent retail, sales and marketing and senior director of new products (Alliance Exclusives.) In this most recent role, Ekizian helped artists, labels and marketing companies achieve chart topping success.
Ekizian attended Muhlenberg College before pursuing a career in the music industry.
Altavoz is an independent, full-service entertainment distributor offering a wide range of physical and digital distribution and marketing solutions. Altavoz ensures artists and producers have access to a unique array of traditional and out-of-the-box distribution channels and are creatively promoted so they can build their presence, make their mark, and earn a living – all with a social conscience.