EMI Music Publishing has appointed Kenny McGoff as senior VP, head of A&R, in the United Kingdom.

McGoff joined the publisher in 2000 as A&R manager and has since signed songwriter/artists like Arctic Monkeys, the Enemy, the Feeling, the Fratellis, Kasabian, Paul Epworth, Reverend & the Makers, Scouting for Girls and the Zutons. He was promoted to senior VP of A&R in 2005.

He began his career in the music industry with the EMI Records prootions team.

McGoff, based in London, will report to U.K. president Guy Moot.