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No. 44: Kevin Kelleher, Dennis Kooker & Julie Swidler | Power 100

Kevin Kelleher, Executive VP/CFO, Sony Music EntertainmentDennis Kooker, President, Global Digital Business & U.S. Sales, Sony Music EntertainmentJulie Swidler, Executive VP Business Affairs/General Counsel, Sony Music Entertainment

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KEVIN KELLEHER, 57

Executive VP/CFO, Sony Music Entertainment
Last Year's Rank: 54

 

DENNIS KOOKER, 48

President, Global Digital Business & U.S. Sales, Sony Music Entertainment
Last Year's Rank: 54

 

JULIE SWIDLER, 57

Executive VP Business Affairs/General Counsel, Sony Music Entertainment
Last Year's Rank: 54

As part of the corporate team steering Sony Music, Kelleher kept profits up, while Kooker spurred growth through ­acquisitions of The Orchard and indie label Century Media. Swidler helped SME CEO Doug Morris assemble a new Nashville team while ­running the division in the first half of 2015. SME ended the year with 29.5 percent of the market, up one point.