EMI Music announced a major reorganization of its North American operations yesterday, naming Charles Koppelman chairman/CEO of a revamped EMI Records Group North America effective April 1.
Bob Burkett has ankled as corporate affairs VP for Interscope to join the Geffen Co. as prez of the Geffen Foundation and exec veepee of public affairs of the parent company.
Rudolf Nureyev, the charismatic Soviet dancer whose daring dash to freedom opened a brilliant career that brought ballet to audiences around the world, died yesterday. He had been suffering from AIDS.
The jazz world is mourning the loss of one of its elder statesmen--trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, who died yesterday at age 75.
In a move to expand its growing international comedy franchise, Just For Laughs has named former IMAX veep Andre Picard to head its European headquarters in Paris.
ITC Entertainment Group chairman Alan R. Buggy has ended his relationship with the company "to pursue other interests," according to a terse statement released yesterday.
"ABC World News Tonight" executive producer Paul Friedman is expected to be named a vice president of ABC News early next week.
Karen Hermelin has been promoted to New Line Cinema's VP of research and strategy, responsible for designing and researching domestic marketing plans and implementing market research on produced or…
Elektra Records yesterday tapped three new executives to head up a revamped marketing department, naming Ellen Darst, Jim Henke and Jeff Jones to its team.
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that Janel Clausen has been promoted to VP of risk management, bumping her up from her assistant treasurer's post.