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  1. Impala Move Could Affect Future Mergers

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The decision by Impala to legally challenge the European Commission's approval of the Sony BMG merger could raise questions for future deals. LONDON -- The decision by Impala to legally challenge the European Commission's approval of the ...

  2. Sony BMG Names U.K., Ireland, S.A. Execs

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. BMG ...

  3. Sony BMG Names Key Euro Execs

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Campet, Hinsch, Meyer report to Steinkamp. Maarten Steinkamp, head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's continental Europe operations, has made three key appointments. Jacques Campet has been named senior VP for continental Europe. He was most r ...

  4. Sony BMG Names Key Euro Execs

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Maarten Steinkamp, head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's continental Europe operations, has made three key appointments. Maarten Steinkamp, head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's continental Europe operations, has made three key appoint ...

  5. Sony BMG Taps U.K., Ireland Senior Execs

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. BMG ...

  6. Impala To File Sony BMG Appeal Next Month

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST European independent labels body Impala will lodge an appeal to the Sony BMG merger before the court of First Instance in Luxemburg in early December. European independent labels body Impala will lodge an appeal to the Sony BMG merger before the c ...

  7. Impala To File Sony BMG Appeal Next Month

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST European independent labels body Impala will lodge an appeal to the Sony BMG merger before the court of First Instance in Luxemburg in early December. European independent labels body Impala will lodge an appeal to the Sony BMG merger before the c ...

  8. Sony BMG Names New Gov't Relations Exec

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. McDonald, who is based in New York, will report to Michele Anthony, executive VP, Sony BMG Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of i ...

  9. Sources: Impala Taking EC To Court Over Sony BMG Merger

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST LONDON -- European independent labels' body Impala is to launch a court challenge to the Sony BMG merger, sources say. ELW has learned that Impala plans to announce its decision on Nov. 3. LONDON -- European independent labels' body Impa ...

  10. Sony BMG Names Key S.A. Exec

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Carlos Gutierrez as president for Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela (CEV). Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Carlos Gutierrez as president for Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela (CEV). Gutierrez will continue ...

  11. Sony BMG Names Key S.A. Exec

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Carlos Gutierrez as president for Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela (CEV). Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Carlos Gutierrez as president for Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela (CEV). Gutierrez will continue ...

  12. Sources: Impala Taking EC To Court Over Sony BMG

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST European independent labels' body Impala is to launch a court challenge to the Sony BMG merger, sources say. Billboard.biz has learned that Impala plans to announce its decision on Wednesday (Nov. 3). European independent labels' body Im ...

  13. Sources: Impala Taking EC To Court Over Sony BMG

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST European independent labels' body Impala is to launch a court challenge to the Sony BMG merger, sources say. Billboard.biz has learned that Impala plans to announce its decision on Wednesday (Nov. 3). European independent labels' body Im ...

  14. Sony BMG Switzerland Appoints Hophan MD

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Annelies Hophan has been named managing director, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Switzerland. Annelies Hophan has been named managing director, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Switzerland. Until recently Hophan served as MD of Sony Music Entertainmen ...

  15. Sony BMG Sales Names VPs

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Field sales team includes Poole, Kennedy, Polson. Sony BMG Sales Enterprise, the New York-based company being formed from Sony Music Distribution and BMG Distribution, has named VPs of its field sales team. Sony vets Lynne Poole, Denny Kennedy and ...

  16. Sony BMG Names Gov't Relations Exec

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. McDonald, who is based in N ...

  17. Sony BMG Names Gov't Relations Exec

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. McDonald, who is based in N ...

  18. Sources: Schouw To Take Over Sony BMG Benelux

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Benelux managing director Rob Schouw will be appointed MD of Sony BMG Benelux, Billboard.biz has learned. BMG Benelux managing director Rob Schouw will be appointed MD of Sony BMG Benelux, Billboard.biz has learned. Schouw will report to Maart ...

  19. Retail Track

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Operations at Sony BMG Sales Enterprises proceed with the appointment of new executives. Read Ed Christman's column. Operations at Sony BMG Sales Enterprises proceed with the appointment of new executives. Read Ed Christman's column. New ...

  20. Retail Track

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Operations at Sony BMG Sales Enterprises proceed with the appointment of new executives. Read Ed Christman's column. Operations at Sony BMG Sales Enterprises proceed with the appointment of new executives. Read Ed Christman's column. New ...

  21. Retail Track

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Operations at Sony BMG Sales Enterprises proceed with the appointment of new executives. Read Ed Christman's column. Operations at Sony BMG Sales Enterprises proceed with the appointment of new executives. Read Ed Christman's column. New ...

  22. Sony BMG Names Austria Chief

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Horst Unterholzner has been named managing director of Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s Austrian company. He reports to Maarten Steinkamp, Sony BMG's chairman/CEO for Germany/Switzerland/Austria and h Horst Unterholzner has been named managing ...

  23. BMG Brazil Prez Exits

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As part of the ongoing integration of Sony Music and BMG, Luiz Oscar Niemeyer has left his post as president of BMG Brazil. As part of the ongoing integration of Sony Music and BMG, Luiz Oscar Niemeyer has left his post as president of BMG Brazil. ...

  24. Sony BMG Names Executive VPs

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment in New York has named Joe DiMuro as executive VP of strategic marketing and Jeff Jones as executive VP of catalog. Both report to COO Michael Smellie. Sony BMG Music Entertainment in New York has named Joe DiMuro as ex ...

  25. Sources: Barnett To Be Epic Prez

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Look for Steve Barnett to be named president of Epic Records Group. Sources say Barnett -- currently Epic executive VP/GM -- will report to Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner. Look for Steve Barnett to be named president of Epic ...

  26. Kirk Franklin Bows Label

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Zomba/BMG will distribute. Zomba/BMG will distribute. News ...

  27. Kirk Franklin Bows Label

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Zomba/BMG will distribute. Gospel powerhouse Kirk Franklin is launching his own label, Fo Yo Soul Entertainment, Billboard.biz has learned. Franklin has been with Gospo Centric, which was acquired last week by Zomba, for more than a decade. Zomba/ ...

  28. Sony BMG Appoints Asia MDs

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 18) revealed its executive team for the key Asian territories. Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 18) revealed its executive team for the key Asian territories. Adam Tsuei, senior VP for Greater China ...

  29. Sony BMG Sales Enterprise Names Staff

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Morelli, Clyne are exec VP/GMs. Sony BMG Sales Enterprise, the New York-based company being formed from Sony Music Distribution and BMG Distribution, has made several appointments. Bob Morelli and George Clyne have been named as executive VP/GMs. ...

  30. Sony BMG Sales Enterprise Names Staff

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Morelli, Clyne are exec VP/GMs. Sony BMG Sales Enterprise, the New York-based company being formed from Sony Music Distribution and BMG Distribution, has made several appointments. Bob Morelli and George Clyne have been named as executive VP/GMs. ...

  31. Impala Holds On Sony BMG Stance

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European independent labels' body Impala has delayed making a final decision on whether to initiate a court challenge to the Sony BMG merger. European independent labels' body Impala has delayed making a final decision on whether to init ...

  32. Impala Holds On Sony BMG Stance

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European independent labels' body Impala has delayed making a final decision on whether to initiate a court challenge to the Sony BMG merger. Sources suggest an announcement is likely in the week begi European independent labels' body Im ...

  33. Handlin Picks Sony BMG Oz, NZ Execs

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG Entertainment Australia/New Zealand, today (Oct. 8) appointed his executive team for those territories. Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG Entertainment Australia/New Zealand, today (Oct. 8) appointed h ...

  34. Sony BMG, Wind-up Extend Ties

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have extended their international licensing agreement. Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have extended their international licensing agreement. Sony Music Entertainment has had an int ...

  35. BMG Pub Buys Beverley Knight Catalog

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing Ltd. in the United Kingdom has acquired the song catalog of British R&B singer Beverley Knight from publishing firm Minaret Music Ltd. for an undisclosed sum. BMG Music Publishing Ltd. in the United Kingdom has acquire ...

  36. BMG Pub Buys Beverley Knight Catalog

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing Ltd. in the United Kingdom has acquired the song catalog of British R&B singer Beverley Knight from publishing firm Minaret Music Ltd. for an undisclosed sum. BMG Music Publishing Ltd. in the United Kingdom has acquire ...

  37. Sony BMG Names Nordic MDs

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG today (Sept. 6) unveiled its executive team for the Nordic region. Sony BMG today (Sept. 6) unveiled its executive team for the Nordic region. Stockholm-based Per Sundin has been appointed managing director of Sony BMG Sweden. Until now, ...

  38. Sony BMG Names Biz, Legal Exec

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Ron Wilcox as executive VP/chief business and legal affairs officer. Wilcox is based in New York and reports to CEO Andrew Lack. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Ron Wilcox as executive VP/chief busines ...

  39. Sony BMG Names Biz, Legal Exec

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Ron Wilcox as executive VP/chief business and legal affairs officer. Wilcox is based in New York and reports to CEO Andrew Lack. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Ron Wilcox as executive VP/chief busines ...

  40. Euro Indies Eye Legal Challenge To Sony BMG

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European independent labels' body Impala will make a final decision in early October as to whether it will initiate a court challenge to the Sony BMG merger, <i>Billboard </i>has learned. LONDON -- European independent labels' ...

  41. Sony BMG Names Additional Execs

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <b>Lisa Weiss</b> has been named senior VP/general counsel/secretary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, reporting to CEO Andrew Lack. Legal: Lisa Weiss has been named senior VP/general counsel/secretary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, r ...

  42. Sony BMG Names Italian Chief

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In yet another European appointment, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Franco Cabrini as president for Italy. In yet another European appointment, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Franco Cabrini as president for Italy. Cabrini, who has ...

  43. Sony BMG Names Italian Chief

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In yet another European appointment, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Franco Cabrini as president for Italy. In yet another European appointment, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Franco Cabrini as president for Italy. Cabrini, who has ...

  44. Sony BMG Appoints Eastern Europe MDs

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Prague-based Sony Music Central Europe managing direc ...

  45. Sony BMG Appoints Eastern Europe MDs

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Prague-based Sony Music Central Europe managing direc ...

  46. Nurse Named To Sony SVP Post

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tracy Nurse has been named senior VP, international marketing, for Sony Music Label Group. Tracy Nurse has been named senior VP, international marketing, for Sony Music Label Group. Nurse is based in New York and reports jointly to president/CEO D ...

  47. Sony BMG Names Latin Execs

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Frank Welzer, the newly named head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's Latin operations, has made three key appointments. Frank Welzer, the newly named head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's Latin operations, has made three key appointment ...

  48. Sony BMG Names Latin Execs

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Frank Welzer, the newly named head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's Latin operations, has made three key appointments. Frank Welzer, the newly named head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's Latin operations, has made three key appointment ...

  49. Euro Indies Eye Legal Challenge To Sony BMG

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European independent labels' body Impala will make a final decision within 10 days as to whether it will initiate a court challenge to the Sony BMG merger, Billboard.biz has learned. European independent labels' body Impala will make a f ...

  50. Euro Indies Eye Legal Challenge To Sony BMG

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European independent labels' body Impala will make a final decision within 10 days as to whether it will initiate a court challenge to the Sony BMG merger, Billboard.biz has learned. European independent labels' body Impala will make a f ...

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