BPW

  1. Germany's BPW Promotes Drucke

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST German labels body BPW in Berlin has appointed Dr. Florian Drucke as the new head of legal and politics with immediate effect. Drucke was previously legal adviser of the association after joining in 2006. He succeeds Nora Braun who has moved to Be ...

  2. German Biz Revamps Sales Awards

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST The German Federal Music Industry Assn. (BPW) has begun granting sales awards for audiobooks as well as comedy and children's products on the basis of audited sales figures. The new awards became effective on Jan. 1. "In this way, the As ...

  3. Gorny Takes Charge At German Music Industry Assn.

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dieter Gorny has been elected chairman of the new German music industry body Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Music Industry Association), formed from the merger of the German labels body BPW, and the German IFPI group. Gorny succeeds Michael Haentje ...

  4. Zombik Splits With Germany's BPW, IFPI

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Peter Zombik, managing director of BPW and the German IFPI, will exit the Berlin-based industry bodies with effect from Sept. 15. Zombik joined labels body BPW in 1977, and has served as its managing director since 1982. He added duties as IFPI Ge ...

  5. Germany's BPW, IFPI To Merge

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST German labels body the BPW and the national IFPI group will merge from spring 2007. The move was decided Monday (Dec. 11) at the respective general meetings of the associations in Berlin. With the unification of the two trade bodies, "we reac ...

  6. Michalk Joins BPW As Deputy MD

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stefan Michalk will become deputy managing director of the German labels body BPW on Dec. 1. Based in Berlin, Michalk will be responsible for press and public affairs. Stefan Michalk will become deputy managing director of the German labels body B ...

  7. Gebhardt Joins B2B Tech Firm

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT German veteran industry executive Gerd Gebhardt has been appointed to the supervisory board of European B2B digital-music service 24-7 MusicShop. German veteran industry executive Gerd Gebhardt has been appointed to the supervisory board of Europe ...

  8. Sources: Gebhardt To Step Down From BPW, IFPI

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After four years helming the German labels body BPW and the German IFPI, Gerd Gebhardt has decided not to run again for their respective boards, sources say. BERLIN -- After four years helming the German labels body BPW and the German IFPI, Gerd G ...

  9. Sources: Gebhardt To Step Aside From BPW, IFPI

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After four years helming the German labels body BPW and the German IFPI, Gerd Gebhardt has decided not to run again for their respective boards, sources say. After four years helming the German labels body BPW and the German IFPI, Gerd Gebhardt ha ...

  10. German Biz Agrees On Friday Release Sked

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a strategy to raise consumer awareness of new titles, German record companies have decided to shift their release schedules to Friday instead of Monday. In a strategy to raise consumer awareness of new titles, German record companies have decid ...

  11. German Biz Down In First Half

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The volume of the German recorded music market shrank in the first half of 2005 to 64.7 million units, down 10.2% compared to the same period last year, according to figures issued today (August 4) by The volume of the German recorded music market ...

  12. Downturn In German Biz Slowing

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST The downturn in the German recorded music market is slowing. The estimated retail value of the market in 2004 was down 3.6% from the previous year to €1.589 billion ($2.12 billion), national la The downturn in the German recorded music ...

  13. Schulten To Exit German Phonographic Academy

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Oliver Schulten is to exit as CEO of the German Phonographic Academy after more than two years in the post. Shulten's assistant Sabine Beyer will also depart. The Berlin-based industry body, which org Oliver Schulten is to exit as CEO of the ...

  14. German Singles Chart To Include Downloads

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Germany this Friday will become the first top-10 market to integrate download sales into its singles chart. Germany this Friday will become the first top-10 market to integrate download sales into its singles chart. The official German Top 100 Sin ...

  15. German Download Biz Settling In

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Germany's nascent legitimate online music market has registered 1 million downloads each month since April, German labels body BPW reported today (Aug. 18). Germany's nascent legitimate online music market has registered 1 million downlo ...

  16. German Biz Continues To Slide

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The German record market fell 19.8% in value during 2003 to €1.65 billion, according to national labels body BPW. Figures released today (March 30) show the 2003 trade value of shipments is low The German record market fell 19.8% in val ...