Fred Santarpia has been named executive vice president, chief digital officer of Condé Nast Entertainment. Santarpia comes to Condé from VEVO, where he served as general manager since 2009. Prior to that he worked at Universal Music Group from 2002 through 2007; most recently as the company’s Global Digital Initiatives head of operations.
“Fred was a key executive and played an instrumental role in building VEVO, one of the most successful and groundbreaking digital businesses,” said Dawn Ostroff, president of Condé Nast Entertainment. “His knowledge and expertise will be extraordinary assets as we build and extend our iconic brands onto various digital platforms.”
Santarpia will begin at Condé July 2 and report to Ostroff.