BMG Japan

  1. Tanaka Joins BMG Japan Board

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT BMG Japan senior VP, international and direct marketing, Hirokazu Tanaka been named a member of the board, the Tokyo-based label announced. Tanaka has been with BMG Japan since 1989 in a variety of strategic and international marketing roles. BMG ...

  2. Sony BMG Canada, Japan Name New Execs

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG has named new toppers for its Canadian operation Sony BMG Music Canada, as well as it Japanese affiliate, BMG Japan. Shane Carter and Neil Foster have been named co-presidents of Sony BMG Music Canada Inc. Both executives report to Sony B ...

  3. BMG Japan Signs Up To iTunes

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMG Japan on Oct. 26 became the latest Japanese label to sign a deal with Apple's iTunes Music Store. The Tokyo-based label's catalog became available to users of the Japanese edition of iTunes the sa BMG Japan on Oct. 26 became the late ...

  4. BMG Japan Signs Up To iTunes

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMG Japan on Oct. 26 became the latest Japanese label to sign a deal with Apple's iTunes Music Store. The Tokyo-based label's catalog became available to users of the Japanese edition of iTunes the sa BMG Japan on Oct. 26 became the late ...

  5. Exec Reshuffle At Toshiba-EMI

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo-based label Toshiba-EMI has capped off a sweeping payroll reduction with a raft of executive appointments. Tokyo-based label Toshiba-EMI has capped off a sweeping payroll reduction with a raft of executive appointments. Masato Adachi has bee ...

  6. Sources: Toshiba-EMI To Wield Axe

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo-based label Toshiba-EMI is cutting its payroll by as many as 150 people, industry sources tell Billboard.biz. "Basically they're offering early-retirement packages to everybody over 40," says on Tokyo-based label Toshiba-EMI i ...

  7. Sony BMG Shuffles Asia Operations

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMG Japan unit folded into Sony BMG Asia. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has revamped the executive line-up at its Japanese affiliate, BMG Japan. With effect from May 25, BMG Japan will be headed by the dual management team of Shigenobu Karube and D ...

  8. Sony BMG Shuffles Asia Operations

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMG Japan unit folded into Sony BMG Asia. Sony BMG Music Entertainment is restructuring its Asia operations, folding its BMG Japan unit, a wholly owned subsidiary in the Japanese market, into Sony BMG, Asia. The move was announced by Sony BMG chie ...

  9. Orange Range Juice Up SMEJ Revenue

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Japan's biggest record company, Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), on Friday (April 28) reported mixed results for the year ended March 31, 2006. Japan's biggest record company, Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), on Friday (April 28) repor ...

  10. BMG Japan Pres Tashiro To Retire

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST BMG Japan president/CEO Hidehiko Tashiro will leave the company effective March 31 in order to retire, a spokesman for the Tokyo-based label said Friday (Feb. 17). BMG Japan president/CEO Hidehiko Tashiro will leave the company effective March 31 ...

  11. Value Of Japan's Biz Down 7% In First Half

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Japan's music market continued to struggle in the first half of 2004, according to production data released by the Recording Industry Assn. of Japan (RIAJ). Japan's music market continued to struggle in the first half of 2004, according ...