Michael Smellie

  1. John Legend Headlining Australia's 'End of Polio Concert'

    October 28, 2011 3:11 PM EDT Superstar American soul singer John Legend is heading Down Under to show his support for a global campaign that hopes to help wipe-out polio for good. Legend and chart-topping Australian hip hoppers Bliss N Eso will headline this Friday's &qu ...

  2. AMBC Divides Opinions Down Under

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The music business Down Under has a bright future. But none of the AustralAsian Music Business Conference's speakers could quite agree what that might be. That was the lingering impression from the 2009 AMBC event, which took place Aug. 20-22 ...

  3. Smellie Moots Aussie Music Day

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Australian music industry suffers from "an appalling lack of leadership" and needs to work with government and the business sector to revive its fortunes, according to Aussie veteran record label executive Michael Smellie. Smellie� ...

  4. Smellie Takes Bertelsmann Asia Pac Role

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Exec will drive growth in Asian future markets. Michael Smellie, one of the major architects of the Sony BMG merger, has taken an executive post with the company's joint-parent Bertelsmann AG. The Australian-born executive, who controversiall ...

  5. Smellie Takes Bertelsmann Asia Pac Role

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Michael Smellie, one of the major architects of the Sony BMG merger, has taken an executive post with the company's joint-parent Bertelsmann AG. Michael Smellie, one of the major architects of the Sony BMG merger, has taken an executive post ...

  6. Top Sony BMG Exec To Depart

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment COO Michael Smellie is exiting the company at the end of the year, citing personal reasons, <i>Billboard</i> has learned. Sony BMG Music Entertainment COO Michael Smellie is exiting the company at the end o ...

  7. Top Sony BMG Exec To Depart

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michael Smellie to exit company end of year. Sony BMG Music Entertainment COO Michael Smellie is exiting the company at the end of the year, citing personal reasons, Billboard has learned. Smellie is the highest-ranking former BMG executive involv ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Smellie: Sony BMG Sets Revamp Deadline

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG's management has set June 30, 2005, as the deadline for the full integration of the merged companies. Sony BMG's management has set June 30, 2005, as the deadline for the full integration of the merged companies. Sony BMG COO Mi ...

  13. Sony BMG Begins To Cut Work Force

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG chief operating officer Michael Smellie sent out a memo Tuesday offering either early retirement or a voluntary severance program for all eligible employees who choose to leave the company. Sony BMG chief operating officer Michael Smellie ...

  14. Sony BMG Begins To Cut Work Force

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG chief operating officer Michael Smellie sent out a memo Tuesday offering either early retirement or a voluntary severance program for all eligible employees who choose to leave the company. Sony BMG chief operating officer Michael Smellie ...

  15. Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure After EC OKs Merger

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Now that the European Commission on July 19 cleared the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, approval by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is the final hurdle before the deal's completion. Now that the European Commission on July 19 cleared ...

  16. Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure After EC OKs Merger

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Now that the European Commission on July 19 cleared the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, approval by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is the final hurdle before the deal's completion. <br clear Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure A ...

  17. L.A. Reid Out At Arista

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG COO Michael Smellie will oversee Arista Records' executive management team in the wake of Antonio "L.A." Reid's exit as president/CEO. BMG COO Michael Smellie will oversee Arista Records' executive management team in t ...