Axel Erler has been appointed director A&R and creative at Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Germany), with effect from August 1.

Axel Erler has been appointed director A&R and creative at Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Germany), with effect from August 1.

Based in Berlin, Erler will report to the company's managing director, Patrick Strauch.

Erler is currently A&R director at Universal Music Germany.