Market leading music and entertainment retail merchant HMV U.K. & Ireland has restructured its music department.

Market leading music and entertainment retail merchant HMV U.K. & Ireland has restructured its music department.

In the new structure, veteran staffer Rudy Osorio has been appointed commercial manager, music. Osorio, who joined HMV in October 1990 as a sales assistant, was most recently specialities & classical manager at the 363 Oxford Street store.

Meanwhile, Melanie Armstrong becomes product manager, music. Armstrong joined HMV in 1996 as a sales assistant at the chain's Oxford Circus outlet. Until recently, she was rock and pop manager at the store.

Both new, immediately effective roles, report to head Of music Gary Rolfe.