20-year industry vet is EMI Music Pub COO/pres.

EMI Music Publishing COO/president Roger Faxon has been elected to the ASCAP board of directors.

Faxon is an entertainment industry veteran who has held executive posts with film, television and music companies for more than 20 years.

Faxon first joined EMI Group in 1994 as senior VP, worldwide business development and strategy, assuming the role of executive VP/CFO for EMI Music Publishing in 1999. He was EMI Group CFO from 2002 until January 2005, when he was appointed to his current position.

Previously he held executive positions with such companies as Sotheby's Europe, Lucasfilm and Columbia Pictures.