EMI today (Feb. 23) revealed that Achim Harbich, the former head of German independent Edel, has been appointed the new managing director of EMI's Capitol label in Cologne, Germany. Harbich reports to EMI Music Germany president Birgit Adels.

Previously, the label was overseen by Tina Funk, senior VP of the music division at EMI Music Germany. She exits the label on March 7.

"I am delighted that Achim has joined EMI Music Germany to lead our Capitol business," Adels said in a statemen.

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