Dennis Kooker, Sony BMG Global Digital business and U.S. sales executive VP of operations has added GM stripes to his title and responsibilities. Kooker will continue to report to president of Global Digital Business and U.S. Sales Thomas Hesse and help oversee all aspects of the day-to-day operations.

"In January Dennis agreed to serve as interim head of physical sales, and in that capacity he implemented changes that have significantly improved our competitiveness in the shifting marketplace," Hesse said in a comment.

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