Joe Hecht has been appointed Vice President, Crossover Promotion for the Elektra Entertainment Group, Sr. Vice President of Promotion, Greg Thompson announced today. "Joe has a terrific wealth of experience which will complement our phenomenal roster of crossover artists," stated Mr. Thompson. "We are pleased to welcome him to the Elektra family."Previously Mr. Hecht was Vice President of Crossover Promotion for Arista Records. In 1995 Mr. Hecht was Vice President of Promotion for Relativity Records. Mr. Hecht began his career in the music business with RCA Records in 1987. "I'd like to thank Sylvia Rhone and Greg Thompson for making this happen," stated Mr. Hecht.