Wolfgang Hanebrink has been appointed to the new role as VP commercial for EMI Music Germany, with effect from August 1.

Wolfgang Hanebrink has been appointed to the new role as VP commercial for EMI Music Germany, with effect from August 1.

In this function, Cologne-based Hanebrink will be responsible for all of the company's distribution activities and will report to EMI Music Germany managing director Niel van Hoff.

Until recently, Hanebrink was sales and marketing director of computer hardward firm Epson Germany.