Damaris Rex-Taylor Promoted to Managing Director at RCA Records UK

Sony Music UK has announced the promotion of Damaris Rex-Taylor to Managing Director at RCA Records UK.

Damaris has worked across the music industry in both independent and major labels as well as in media and artist management. She has overseen the success of many artists throughout her career at Chrysalis, Parlophone, Disturbing London and all three global record companies.

With a passion for developing British artists, Damaris joined RCA UK in 2019 as Director of Marketing, before being promoted to General Manager in 2021. Since joining the label she has been the driving force behind operational, marketing and promotional strategy and growth, and has spearheaded successful campaigns for artists including Tyla, Travis Scott, Cat Burns, Miley Cyrus, and one of RCA’s newest signings, Myles Smith.

Damaris is co-chair and a founding member of Sony Music UK’s Social Justice Fund and has also recently completed a postgraduate degree in Strategy and Innovation at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School.

RCA UK’s new Managing Director, Damaris, said: “I believe we’re at a pivotal moment in the music industry, where the opportunity to shift cultural paradigms has never been greater. Inspired by the visionary leadership of Stacey and Glyn, paired with a remarkable roster and the support of our incredibly diverse and talented RCA team, I’m excited to champion UK talent and explore new frontiers in music, technology, and social impact.

Stacey Tang and Glyn Aikins, co-presidents of RCA UK jointly commented: “We’re delighted for Damaris to step into her new role. She’s an innovative leader, holds a wealth of knowledge and has a tremendous understanding of creative strategy, instinctively knowing how best to support all our artists. Since joining RCA she’s shaped the incredible team we have, and we’re excited to see her take the label into a new era.”

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