Michele Anthony has been appointed exec VP of Sony Music, making her effectively second-in-command to president Tommy Mottola at the company.
Harry Palmer has been named exec VP and general manager at Relativity Records. Palmer, who will oversee all facets of the label's day-to-day operations, was formerly president of Atco Records.
ABC has confirmed promotions for Alan Sternfeld, Deborah Ellis Leoni and Brian McAndrews, as expected (Daily Variety, Jan. 25), with Sternfeld becoming senior VP, program planning and scheduling, and…
Brad Hunt has been named executive VP/general manager at Hollywood Records, overseeing all day-to-day operations of the sales, marketing and promotion departments.
Ventana Films confirmed yesterday that Bernard Lucien Nussbaumer has come aboard as senior VP, with plans for the European writer-producer to take charge of developing foreign co-prods.
Jerry Crutchfield was tapped yesterday as president of MCA Music Publishing/Nashville.
Don Bassman, VP of special sound projects at 20th Century Fox, died of cancer Jan. 25.
James Douglas Atwell, musician and actor, died Jan. 21 of a heart attack in Kissimmee, Fla., where he was performing at Disney World.
Randy Smith has been boosted to executive director of national promotions at TriStar Pictures, the studio announced yesterday, following a two-year stint as manager of national promotions for both…
EMI Records Group continued its upper-management revamp yesterday, naming Fred Davis executive VP and Ken Lane senior VP, promotion.
Recognizing the expanding confluence of the computer and entertainment industries, Time Warner Inc. has named Geoffrey Holmes as senior VP of technology.