Sony BMG Switzerland Appoints Hophan MD

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 Entertainment Switzerland, a role she held since 1999. In her new position, Hophan reports to Maarten Steinkamp, who heads the company's operations in Continental Europe.

"Annelies has done an excellent job at the helm of Sony Music Entertainment Switzerland, where she was a driving force behind the regional success of numerous superstar artists as well as local artists," commented Steinkamp in a statement.

Hophan rose through the ranks of Sony Music's Swiss affiliate after beginning her career there in 1975 as assistant to the sales director.
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