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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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. ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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. ...

  14. 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. ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. JVC Jumps On Blu-Ray Bandwagon

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT JVC has become the 14th manufacturer to join the Blu-ray Disc Assn. (BDA), the group that is developing the high-definition Blu-ray DVD format. JVC has become the 14th manufacturer to join the Blu-ray Disc Assn. (BDA), the group that is developing ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Induce Act Yanked Again; Floor Vote Unlikely

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For the <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/legal_management/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000650858">second week in a row</A>, Induce legislation co-sponsor and Judiciary Committe For the second week in a ...

  21. 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, ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Sony Japan, Avex Rethink Copy-Protected CDs

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD copy-protection technology from their releases. TOKYO -- Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD copy ...

  25. 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' ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Fox Gets On Board With Blu-Ray

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Twentieth Century Fox has joined the Blu-ray Disc Founders Group. Fox becomes the first major studio to collaborate on the high-definition home-video format outside of Sony Pictures, whose sister comp Twentieth Century Fox has joined the Blu-ray D ...

  28. Blu-Ray Catches Fox Support

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film studio 20th Century Fox today (Oct. 4) announced it has joined an international industry association backing the next-generation Blu-ray Disc DVD format. Film studio 20th Century Fox today (Oct. 4) announced it has joined an international ind ...

  29. Blu-Ray Catches Fox Support

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film studio 20th Century Fox today (Oct. 4) announced it has joined an international industry association backing the next-generation Blu-ray Disc DVD format. Film studio 20th Century Fox today (Oct. 4) announced it has joined an international ind ...

  30. Sony Japan, Avex Rethink Copy-Protected CDs

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony to dump copy-control, Avex scaling-back. Sony to dump copy-control, Avex scaling-back. News ...

  31. Sony Japan, Avex Rethink Copy-Protected CDs

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) (SMEJ) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD copy protection technology from their releases. Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) (SMEJ) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD ...

  32. Sony Japan, Avex Rethink Copy-Protected CDs

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) (SMEJ) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD copy protection technology from their releases. Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) (SMEJ) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. Zbitnew Named Sony BMG Canada Prez

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lisa Zbitnew, who has been president of BMG Canada since 1998, has been named president of Sony BMG Music Canada. She will report to Tim Bowen, who heads Sony BMG's operations in the United Kingdom, C Lisa Zbitnew, who has been president of B ...

  42. Zbitnew Named Sony BMG Canada Prez

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lisa Zbitnew, who has been president of BMG Canada since 1998, has been named president of Sony BMG Music Canada. She will report to Tim Bowen, who heads Sony BMG's operations in the United Kingdom, C Lisa Zbitnew, who has been president of B ...

  43. Sony BMG Names Distribution Co-Presidents

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In another integration move, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its respective distribution heads, Bill Frohlich and Jordan Katz, as co-presidents of its distribution sales efforts, reporting to M In another integration move, Sony BMG Music En ...

  44. Sony BMG Names Distribution Co-Presidents

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Katz, Frohlich take on expanded responsibilities. In another integration move, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its respective distribution heads, Bill Frohlich and Jordan Katz, as co-presidents of its distribution sales efforts, reporting t ...

  45. Study: Downloads Will Not Overtake CD Format

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The compact disc has at least another five years as the most popular music format before online downloads chip away at its dominance, according to a new study. Jupiter Research said in its annual repo The compact disc has at least another five yea ...

  46. Integrity Extends Epic Distribution Deal

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Integrity Music Group has extended its worldwide, mainstream distribution/marketing agreement with Epic Records and signed a new deal with Sony BMG-owned Provident Music Group for distribution to the NASHVILLE -- Integrity Music Group has extended ...

  47. Sony BMG Taps Leaders For Non-U.S. Regions

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its upper tier of management for the territories in which it has operations outside the United States. The executives' titles have yet to be determined. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its upper t ...

  48. Sony BMG Names Digital, Legal Execs

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment continues to make upper-level appointments. The company today (Sept. 27) announced key executives in its digital music and legal divisions, all based in New York. Sony BMG Music Entertainment continues to make upper-le ...

  49. Sony BMG Names Iberian Chiefs

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has made two more key appointments outside the United States. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has made two more key appointments outside the United States. Maarten Steinkamp, who earlier this week was named head of the co ...

  50. Stringer, Handlin Land Key Sony BMG Posts

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment executive Tim Bowen -- who has been placed in charge of operations in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa -- has made two key appointments. Sony BMG Music Entertainment executive Tim Bow ...

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