BMG North America continues to make moves, shoring up its senior executive staff on top of all of its acquisitions. In its latest move, the company has hired former EMI executive Billy Mann as president of creative.

Mann will be based in BMG North America's New York headquarters and will report to the company's chief creative officer Richard Blackstone. Mann, a veteran hit songwriter/producer, was formerly EMI Music's president of international, new music and global artist management.

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