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EMI names Flax U.S. unit prexy

Exec previously a lawyer, songwriter

HOLLYWOOD — EMI Music Publishing has named Bob Flax as the first president of the company’s U.S. unit.

Flax is currently executive vice president of EMI Music Publishing, where he has been employed since 1992.

A lawyer who was senior partner at Grubman Indursky Schindler Goldstein and Flax, Flax was once a songwriter working on the writing staff of MRC/Chappell. Among the tunes he penned are “White Lies, Blue Eyes,” by Bullet, “Do You Know What Time It Is,” by Peanut Gallery, and Barbara Mason’s “Bed and Board.” Flax also worked as a producer.

“This is a well earned promotion for someone who has done a great job for the past 10 years,” EMI Music Publishing CEO Martin Bandier said.

EMI Music Publishing’s catalog includes “Singing in the Rain” and “Over the Rainbow,” as well as works by contempo artists such as Matchbox Twenty, Sting, P. Diddy, Aerosmith, Lenny Kravitz and Phil Collins.

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