Phil Thornton has been appointed Senior Vice President of Capitol Christian Music Group (Capitol CMG).

Thornton will report to the company’s Co-Presidents, Brad O’Donnell and Hudson Plachy.

In this newly created position, Thornton will focus on new business development, signing talent and the development of label, media and touring partnerships on behalf of Capitol CMG artists, says the company.

Thornton assumes his new role on May 3, and will be based at Capitol CMG’s headquarters in Nashville.