Alexander Buhr is the new managing of Decca Classics in London.
The exec succeeds Paul Moseley, who has been named to the international role as senior VP of strategic content and partnerships, Global Classics.
The appointments coincide with a realignment of certain Universal Music’s classical properties. Buhr continues to serve as managing director of Mercury Classics, the label he launched in 2012 which now becomes part of the Decca Records Group.
Buhr reports to Decca Record Group’s managing director Rebecca Allen, who now assumes responsibility for all of Decca’s operations. Moseley reports to Universal Music’s President and CEO of Global Classics Dickon Stainer.
Moseley is a Decca veteran who has served as U.K. Label Head and International VP of marketing. He established the Onyx Classics label In 2005, before returning to Decca Classics in 2009 as GM of A&R and, later managing director. In his new role, Moseley will work across all Universal Music’s classical labels worldwide, including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Classics and Mercury Classics.