Richard Blackstone, former chairman/CEO of Warner/Chappell Music, has joined BMG as its chief creative officer, to lead the publishing company's creative efforts in the U.S. Blackstone, who will report to BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch, will be based in the company's U.S.

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