EMI Music International

  1. Cecillon Exits EMI Again

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The latest restructuring move at EMI sees prominent London-based exec Jean-Francois Cecillon stepping down as EMI Music's president of A&R labels, international, and president Europe, Middle East and Africa. Cecillon's departure, whi ...

  2. EMI Promotions For Leonard, Unger-Hamilton

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guy Hands' radical transformation of EMI continues to reverberate within the U.K. company. The latest twist to the ongoing saga sees promotions for top A&R-oriented executives Miles Leonard and Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, while Mark Collen and ...

  3. Managers Weigh Up Hands' EMI Plans

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Music Managers Forum has given a guarded welcome to EMI Group chairman Guy Hands' plans to restructure the major. London-based MMF chief executive Jon Webster spoke to Billboard.biz after yesterday's meeting between Hands and more th ...

  4. Biz Chiefs Urge EU To Solve China Syndrome

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST The cream of the international recorded music industry today called on the European Commission to help solve China's overwhelming music piracy issues. European Union trade commissioner Peter Mandelson met with a heavyweight industry team whic ...

  5. Majors Reach Out To SENA

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The four music majors have appointed Dutch collecting society SENA to advise them in the collection of public performance income in Italy, with effect from Aug. 1. Public performance royalties in Italy are currently collected by Società Consortile ...

  6. Robinson, Ebert To Split EMI South East Asia

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music South East Asia is waving goodbye to two of its key executives. The company's president/COO Paul Robinson will exit at the end of July to "pursue other ventures," the music major said today. In addition, Hans Ebert, execut ...

  7. Utada Breaks Digital Records In Japan

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Female vocalist Utada Hikaru's track "Flavor of Life" could well be the world's all-time biggest-selling digital single, with sales of 7 million units across all digital products and formats, her label EMI Music Japan reports. ...

  8. Kejner Expands Role At EMI Music Latin America

    July 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Camilo Kejner has been appointed managing director for Argentina, Chile and Colombia at EMI Music Latin America. He reports to EMI Music International chairman and CEO J.F. Cecillon. Kejner had been managing director for EMI in Argentina and Chile ...

  9. Captains Of Industry Meet With German Chancellor

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A roll call of Europe's leading recorded music industry executives grabbed a rare opportunity yesterday to meet with the German chancellor and raise the issue of the alarming downturn of the national market. Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is a ...

  10. EMI Italy Unveils New Management Structure

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Italy has re-jigged the management structure at its Milan headquarters, with immediate effect. Essentially, the Virgin and Capitol labels are to function as one unit, the Capitol Music Group. Marco Alboni, who was label director at Capit ...

  11. Castello Branco Takes Reins At EMI Brazil

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Universal Music executive Marcelo Castello Branco has taken charge at EMI Music Brazil as managing director, effective April 2. Castello Branco, whose career spans 20 years in the music industry, was most recently the Madrid-based president ...

  12. Bose Takes Charge Of EMI Iberia

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Simone Bosé has been promoted to run EMI's operations in Spain and Portugal, EMI said today. In the role as managing director of EMI Music Iberia, Bosé takes over from Manolo Díaz, who steps down April 1 as president and CEO of EMI Music Iber ...

  13. EMI Latin Top Exec Exits

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Marco Bissi, who since 2003 was president and CEO of EMI Latin American, supervising both Latin American and U.S. Latin operations, has left the company. Bissi's departure is part of EMI's ongoing restructuring. Simone Bose, currently GM ...

  14. Ascoli Named Virgin France MD

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Philippe Ascoli has returned to Virgin Music France. Ascoli has been appointed managing director of Virgin France, succeeding Laurent Chapeau, who has been upped to VP of international marketing for Continental Europe, parent company EMI Group sai ...

  15. Cecillon Reshuffles EMI's Global Marketing Team

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music's global marketing team is to undergo a major reshuffle, Billboard.biz has learned. The changes, which are expected to be formally announced later today (March 16), will see the departure of Matthieu Lauriot-Prevost, previously head ...

  16. Cecillon Promotes EMI Exec Trio

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music International chairman/CEO JF Cecillon has identified an executive to take over day-to-day duties for the major's French company, and has appointed a new international CFO. With effect from today (Feb. 6), Nathalie Collin takes resp ...

  17. EMI Reorganizes Caroline

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has reorganized its Caroline distribution arm into three distinct units, focusing on repertoire, artist development and independent distribution. The move comes a week after the major merged its U.S. label operations, creating the Capito ...

  18. Q&A: EMI Music Publishing's Roger Faxon and Clark Miller

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST During MIDEMNet in Cannes, France, industry newcomers and veterans had the rare opportunity to hear points of view from very experienced executives running the world's largest music publisher. EMI Music Publishing's Roger Faxon, presiden ...

  19. Cecillon, Hanson Rise At EMI Music

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The restructuring of EMI Group has begun, following the Jan. 12 departure of EMI Music chairman/CEO Alain Levy and vice-chairman David Munns. In the first visible signs of EMI's post-Levy structure, EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO J ...