Rainer Bischof has been named managing director of Universal Music division Koch Music Publishing in German-speaking Europe, Koch Music.

COLOGNE, Germany (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Rainer Bischof has been named managing director of Universal Music division Koch Music Publishing in German-speaking Europe, Koch Music.

Koch Music Publishing is the leading publisher of Schlager music, the German hit parade, and has a 35% market share in Austria, Germany and German-speaking Switzerland.

Bischof had been serving as temporary head of Koch Music since the departure of former managing director Rudi Schedler last December.

Bischof reports to Universal Music Publishing VP Europe Paul Connolly and Victor Antippas, senior VP Central and Eastern Europe at Universal Music International.

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