BMG Japan senior VP, international and direct marketing, Hirokazu Tanaka been named a member of the board, the Tokyo-based label announced.

Tanaka has been with BMG Japan since 1989 in a variety of strategic and international marketing roles.

BMG Japan also announced that Senior VP, sales and direct marketing, Norio Yoneyama, will leave the company effective Sept. 30. Yoneyama was also a member of the BMG Japan board.