Kei Ishizaka

  1. Kazuyuki Kobayashi Appointed Warner Music Japan CEO, Shuji Utsumi Named COO

    March 25, 2014 8:39 PM EDT Warner Music Group announced today Kazuyuki "Kaz" Kobayashi as Chief Executive Officer for Warner Music Japan. Shuji Utsumi was also named Chief Operating Officer.  Related Articles Warner Music Japan Chairman/CEO Retiring, Named Honora ...

  2. Warner Music Japan Chairman/CEO Retiring, Named Honorary Chairman

    February 24, 2014 7:55 PM EST Kei Ishizaka, the chairman/CEO of Warner Music Japan, will step down from his post at the end of March to become honorary chairman. He’ll serve in that capacity until the end of October to ensure a smooth leadership transition. Ishizaka’s replacem ...

  3. Japanese Labels Relaxing Digital Rights Management Copyright Protections

    July 10, 2012 1:41 PM EDT The quickly evolving Japanese digital music market has taken another turn: Local labels are either removing or considering removing copy protection for digital downloads. According to reports, Victor Entertainment and Avex Group Holdings are plann ...

  4. Japan's Digital Music Services Leap Forward; Sony Music Unlimited Launches With All Four Majors

    July 03, 2012 11:37 AM EDT Sony Corporation announced the launch in Japan of Music Unlimited, a cloud-based music subscription service that will offer users over 10 million songs. The service will make tracks from Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), Universal Music LLC (Japan ...

  5. Kei Ishizaka Named Chairman, CEO of Warner Music Japan

    October 28, 2011 8:55 AM EDT Kei Ishizaka has been named Chairman & CEO, Warner Music Japan accourding to an announcement by Warner Music Group. Effective Nov. 1, Ishizaka will oversee all aspects of Warner Music Japan's domestic and global repertoire and will report ...

  6. Music Mattters: Kei Ishizaka Calls For New Format

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Asian music industry's Music Matters conference is being held in Hong Kong June 2- 4 and Kei Ishizaka, chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) as well as chairman and CEO of Universal Music Japan, gave a key ...