PolyGram Music Publishing

  1. ASCAP Names John Titta EVP of Creative Services

    October 02, 2013 5:43 PM EDT ASCAP has appointed John Titta executive VP of creative services. In his new role, Titta will be responsible for ASCAP’s membership creative services staff in all genres and oversee operations of the organization’s membership offices in Los Ange ...

  2. Rondor Promotes Kevin Hall to Executive Vice President/Creative

    August 17, 2011 1:51 PM EDT Rondor Music Publishing, a division of Universal Music Group, has promoted Kevin Hall to Executive Vice President of Creative, it was announced today by company President Lance Freed, to whom Hall reports. Hall was formerly Senior Vice President o ...

  3. The Rise of Lucian Grainge

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lucian Grainge was once described by Doug Morris, the man Grainge will replace as CEO of Universal Music Group (UMG) on Jan. 1, 2011, as a "killer shark." "He is so deceptive with that little kind face and those little glasses," ...

  4. Lucian Grainge Leads Music Biz Contingent Honored By Queen

    December 31, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International chairman and chief executive Lucian Grainge heads the U.K. music biz names, ranging from film composers to veteran rockers, on the Queen’s traditional New Year Honors List. Grainge is named a Commander of the Or ...

  5. Appointments At Law Firm Sound Advice

    January 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST London-based law firm Sound Advice (Legal) LL has recruited Paul Kernick and Crispin Evans to its legal team. Kernick was previously director of business affairs at Sanctuary Records and Virgin Records. Evans has held legal and business affairs po ...

  6. Hockman Joins Cutting Edge

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT David Hockman has joined London-based Cutting Edge as non-executive chairman. The company is one of the leading providers of music to the film industry in the United Kingdom. Hockman is the former chairman/CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Poly ...

  7. Hockman Joins Boosey & Hawkes Board

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT David Hockman, former chairman/CEO of Sony/ATV Music, has joined classical music publisher Boosey & Hawkes as a non-executive director. Boosey & Hawkes owns rights in major 20th Century composers such as Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff, Prokofief ...

  8. Rondor Ups Hall To VP

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most previously director of urban music. Rondor Music Publishing has promoted Kevin Hall to VP of urban music. Hall is based in Los Angeles. Most recently, Hall served as director of urban music at Rondor, where he has been since 2003. Prior to Ro ...

  9. Petersen Appointed Exec VP At Kobalt Music Group

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Publishing vet previously senior VP at UMPG. Publishing industry veteran and attorney Michael Petersen has been appointed executive VP, GM and general counsel of Kobalt Music Group. He will report to Willard Ahdritz, CEO and founder of Kobalt. Pet ...

  10. Sony/ATV Music Pub Promotes Wakefield, Whelan

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Publishing vets upped in Nashville creative dept. Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville has promoted Terry Wakefield and Mike Whelan in its creative department. Wakefield, previously VP of creative, has been promoted to senior VP of creative. Whelan ...

  11. Kobalt Signs Desmond Child To Worldwide Admin Pact

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST London-based independent music publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed hitmaking songwriter/producer Desmond Child to an exclusive worldwide administration deal. Moreover, Child has agreed to represen London-based independent music publisher Kobal ...

  12. Sony BMG Names Strategic Marketing Team

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Strategic Marketing has appointed its management team, which reports to executive VP Joe DiMuro. Sony BMG Strategic Marketing has appointed its management team, which reports to executive VP Joe DiMuro. Paula Erickson is named senior VP o ...

  13. Sony BMG Names Strategic Marketing Team

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Strategic Marketing has appointed its management team, which reports to executive VP Joe DiMuro. Sony BMG Strategic Marketing has appointed its management team, which reports to executive VP Joe DiMuro. Paula Erickson is named senior VP o ...

  14. UMPG Ups Renzer To Chairman/CEO

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group will announce today (Dec. 3) that it has promoted David Renzer from worldwide president to chairman/CEO. Universal Music Publishing Group will announce today (Dec. 3) that it has promoted David Renzer from worldwid ...