Uli Mucke, general manager marketing EMI Music Germany, has been promoted to VP Marketing EMI Music GSA with immediate effect.

In his newly created role he will be responsible for the frontline marketing and promotion across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Mucke reports to Bart Cools, senior VP marketing, Europe in London as well as to chairman EMI Music GSA Wolfgang Hanebrink in Cologne.

"Due to his excellent marketing expertise and his leadership skills, Uli had a huge stake in the success of most of our local and international artists in the last few years," says Hanebrink. "I'm very much pleased that he will now take the lead of the frontline marketing division for all three countries."

Mücke has worked at EMI for nine years.