Zomba Group of Companies

  1. Bowen Appointed Sony BMG COO

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST International operations report to him. As anticipated, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has confirmed yesterday (March 19) the appointment of Tim Bowen as the company's new chief operating officer, effective immediately. Based in New York, Bowen ...

  2. Bowen Appointed Sony BMG COO

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST As anticipated, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has confirmed yesterday (March 19) the appointment of Tim Bowen as the company's new chief operating officer, effective immediately. As anticipated, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has confirmed yeste ...

  3. Shania Inks Zomba Publishing Admin Deal

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Agreement covers catalog and future hits. Zomba Music Publishing landed an exclusive worldwide administration agreement with Shania Twain through her company Loon Echo. The deal covers Shania's future compositions as well as her complete back ...

  4. Shania Inks Zomba Publishing Admin Deal

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Zomba Music Publishing has landed an exclusive worldwide administration agreement with Shania Twain through her company Loon Echo. Zomba Music Publishing has landed an exclusive worldwide administration agreement with Shania Twain through her comp ...

  5. BMG Songs Signs Emily West

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Currently recording debut album for Capitol. BMG Songs Nashville has signed singer/songwriter Emily West to a global music publishing deal. She is currently recording her debut album for Capitol Records Nashville with multi-platinum producer Mark ...

  6. Indies Dominate Aussie Music Prize Shortlist

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Indie label-signed artists dominated the shortlist of the inaugural Australian Music Prize, details for which were unveiled today (Feb. 6) in Sydney. Indie label-signed artists dominated the shortlist of the inaugural Australian Music Prize, detai ...

  7. Indies Dominate Aussie Music Prize Shortlist

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Indie label-signed artists dominated the shortlist of the inaugural Australian Music Prize, details for which were unveiled today (Feb. 6) in Sydney. Indie label-signed artists dominated the shortlist of the inaugural Australian Music Prize, detai ...

  8. BMG Music Publishing Ups Brodsky

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Takes on senior VP role. BMG Music Publishing Worldwide promoted Peter Brodsky to senior VP, legal & business affairs. He continues to be based in New York reporting to chairman/CEO Nicholas Firth. Brodsky will continue to oversee all legal an ...

  9. Fenster Named Senior A&R VP At Zomba

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label vet's previous stints include Arista, IDJ. Jeff Fenster has been named senior VP of A&R for the Zomba Music Group. He reports to Peter Thea, senior VP of ZLG, and is based in New York. Fenster previously worked at Zomba from 1992 th ...

  10. Sony BMG Extends Red Into Australia

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment Australia has tapped A&R manager Simon Cahill to head-up its newly established artist development unit Red. Sony BMG Music Entertainment Australia has tapped A&R manager Simon Cahill to head-up its newly es ...

  11. Destra Acquires Aussie Indie Rajon

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Publicly-listed Australian Internet and E-commerce company Destra Corporation has signaled its plans to expand into the digital music and mobile phone content markets with the purchase of Sydney's Raj Publicly-listed Australian Internet and E ...

  12. Zomba Revamps Promo Staff

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Strazza named VP of pop promotion. Zomba revamped its national pop promotion staff with a series of changes that include the appointment of John Strazza as VP of pop promotion, Shannah Miller as VP of video promotion and adult radio promotion, Jef ...

  13. Zomba Veteran Named Sales VP

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Julia Dillon promoted to role. Julia Dillon has been named VP of sales for Zomba Label Group. Dillon reports to Bob Anderson, SVP of national sales, and is based in New York. Dillon will be responsible for overseeing all field marketing and commer ...

  14. Aussie Biz Creates New Prize

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Award inspired by U.K.'s Mercury Prize. The Australian music business has united for the Australian Music Prize (AMP), an honor designed to promote domestic acts. It plans to recognize the most creative Australian album of a calendar year. Wi ...

  15. The Publishers' Place

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Zomba Music Publishing has a new president. David Mantel has been tapped to preside over the publisher's repertoire in the United States. Read Susan Butler's column. Zomba Music Publishing has a new president. David Mantel has been tappe ...

  16. Mantel Named Zomba Music Pub Prez

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Attorney David Mantel has been named Zomba Music Publishing president for the United States. NEW YORK -- Attorney David Mantel has been named Zomba Music Publishing president for the United States. He takes the reins from Richard Blackstone, who l ...

  17. Mantel Named Zomba Music Publishing Pres.

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Replaces Richard Blackstone who left in May. Attorney David Mantel has been named Zomba Music Publishing president for the U.S. He takes the reins from Richard Blackstone, who left the company in May to become chairman/CEO of Warner/Chappell Music ...

  18. Orthmyr Takes Sony BMG Commercial Affairs Role

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Retail veteran Wolfgang Orthmyr has been appointed VP, commercial affairs for Sony BMG Continental Europe, with effect from July 1. Retail veteran Wolfgang Orthmyr has been appointed VP, commercial affairs for Sony BMG Continental Europe, with eff ...

  19. Red Names Bob Morelli Executive VP/GM

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Morelli has been named executive VP/GM of Red Distribution, replacing Ken Antonelli who resigned as president of the Sony BMG Sales Enterprise Unit on June 2. NEW YORK -- Bob Morelli has been named executive VP/GM of Red Distribution, replacin ...

  20. Sony BMG France Promotes Lameignère, Waignier

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran French industry executives Christophe Lameignère and Christophe Waignier have been promoted as part of a management realignment at Sony BMG Music France, the major said May 31. Veteran French industry executives Christophe Lameign ...

  21. Blackstone Begins At Warner/Chappell

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Richard Blackstone took hold of the reins at Warner/Chappell Music on May 28, one day after an early release from his Zomba employment agreement. NEW YORK -- Richard Blackstone took hold of the reins at Warner/Chappell Music on May 28, one day aft ...

  22. Lameignère, Waignier Elevated At Sony BMG France

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran French industry executives Christophe Lameignère and Christophe Waignier have been elevated as part of a management realignment at Sony BMG Music France, the major said today (May 31). Veteran French industry executives Christophe ...

  23. Sony Music Names Business, Legal Exec VP

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Label Group has named Jeff Walker executive VP of business and legal affairs in the United States. Walker is based in New York and jointly reports to Sony Music Label Group COO Michele Anth Sony Music Label Group has named Jeff Walker e ...

  24. Sony BMG Combines Classical Assets

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has created a new classical music division, Sony BMG Masterworks. The new division will combine the assets of the former BMG Classics and Sony Classical, including imprin Sony BMG Music Entertainment has created a new ...

  25. Blackstone To Helm Warner/Chappell

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has named Richard Blackstone as the new chairman/CEO of its publishing division, Warner/Chappell Music. Warner Music Group has named Richard Blackstone as the new chairman/CEO of its publishing division, Warner/Chappell Music. B ...

  26. Blackstone To Take Over Warner/Chappell

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has named Richard Blackstone as the new chairman/CEO of its publishing division, Warner/Chappell Music. Warner Music Group has named Richard Blackstone as the new chairman/CEO of its publishing division, Warner/Chappell Music. B ...

  27. Lawyer Sues Verity, Claiming 'Interference'

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A Connecticut lawyer who represents gospel artists claims record companies and a label executive have interfered in his attorney-client relationships. A Connecticut lawyer who represents gospel artists claims record companies and a label executive ...

  28. Bertelsmann Reports '04 Gains At BMG

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cost-cutting and strong performance from music publishing helped BMG to increased earnings in 2004, Bertelsmann said today (March 17). Cost-cutting and strong performance from music publishing helped BMG to increased earnings in 2004, Bertelsmann ...

  29. Bertelsmann Reports '04 Gains At BMG

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cost-cutting and strong performance from music publishing helped BMG to increased earnings in 2004, Bertelsmann said today (March 17). Cost-cutting and strong performance from music publishing helped BMG to increased earnings in 2004, Bertelsmann ...

  30. Sony BMG Germany Names Int'l Marketing Team

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Germany has unveiled the marketing team for the amalgamated company's international department. Helmed by managing director international Willy Ehmann, the newly established team is responsib Sony BMG Germany has unveiled the marketi ...

  31. Brggemann To Manage Sony BMG Classical Europe

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony and BMG are combining their classical music departments to form a single European division. MUNICH -- Sony and BMG are combining their classical music departments to form a single European division. The unit will be managed by Michael Brüggem ...

  32. Sony BMG Names Legal Chief

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Daniel Mandil as executive VP/global general counsel/secretary. Mandil is based in New York and reports to Sony BMG CEO Andrew Lack. NEW YORK -- Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Daniel Mandil as executi ...

  33. Sony BMG Distrib Arm Issues Terms

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales, the new company created from the merger of Sony Music Distribution and BMG Distribution, has issued the trading terms it will use in selling to accounts. Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales, the new company creat ...

  34. Sony BMG Names Legal Chief

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mandil to set worldwide policies. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Daniel Mandil as executive VP/global general counsel/secretary. Mandil is based in New York and reports to Sony BMG CEO Andrew Lack. Mandil joins Sony BMG from the New York a ...

  35. Zomba Appoints Key Int'l Exec

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Zomba Label Group has named John Fleckenstein as senior VP of international. He was VP of global marketing at BMG. Zomba Label Group has named John Fleckenstein as senior VP of international. He was VP of global marketing at BMG. New York-based Fl ...

  36. Zomba Appoints Key Int'l Exec

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST BMG vet Fleckenstein named senior VP. Zomba Label Group has named John Fleckenstein as senior VP of international. He was VP of global marketing at BMG. New York-based Fleckenstein will oversee Zomba's international department and internation ...

  37. Zomba Appoints Key Int'l Exec

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST BMG vet Fleckenstein named senior VP. Zomba Label Group has named John Fleckenstein as senior VP of international. He was VP of global marketing at BMG. New York-based Fleckenstein will oversee Zomba's international department and internation ...

  38. Rhythm & Blues

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher ramps up activity on Us Records and helming the label is Mark Pitts, who is also senior VP of Zomba Label Group, where his duties include A&R, artist relations and marketing. Read Gail Mitch Usher ramps up activity on Us Records and ...

  39. Sony BMG France Names Top Execs

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Maarten Steinkamp, head of Continental Europe for Sony BMG Music Entertainment, has appointed his top managers in France. Maarten Steinkamp, head of Continental Europe for Sony BMG Music Entertainment, has appointed his top managers in France. Oli ...

  40. Sony BMG Distribution Arm Makes Cuts

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales -- the new distribution arm of Sony BMG -- is laying off 150 staffers as part of the integration of Sony and BMG's distribution operations. Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales -- the new distribution arm of S ...

  41. Sony BMG Distribution Arm Makes Cuts

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales -- the new distribution arm of Sony BMG -- is laying off 150 staffers as part of the integration of Sony and BMG's distribution operations. Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales -- the new distribution arm of S ...

  42. Sony BMG Names U.K., Ireland, S.A. Execs

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. BMG ...

  43. Sony BMG Taps U.K., Ireland Senior Execs

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. BMG ...

  44. Kirk Franklin Bows Label

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Zomba/BMG will distribute. Zomba/BMG will distribute. News ...

  45. Kirk Franklin Bows Label

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Zomba/BMG will distribute. Gospel powerhouse Kirk Franklin is launching his own label, Fo Yo Soul Entertainment, Billboard.biz has learned. Franklin has been with Gospo Centric, which was acquired last week by Zomba, for more than a decade. Zomba/ ...

  46. Zomba Buys GospoCentric

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roster includes Kirk Franklin, Bobby Jones. Zomba Label Group has purchased GospoCentric Records, which includes the GospoCentric Records and B-Rite Music labels. Vicki Mack Lataillade founded GospoCentric in 1992. Her husband, Claude Lataillade, ...

  47. 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 ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. Veteran Zomba U.K. Head Howard Exits

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Steven Howard, managing director of Zomba Music Publishers U.K. and Zomba Music Management, has exited the company after 24 years' service. Steven Howard, managing director of Zomba Music Publishers U.K. and Zomba Music Management, has exited ...

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