Ron Spaulding, former president of indie distributor Fontana, has been named senior vice president of sales for Capitol Music Group, the company announced today.
Universal Music Group
As Universal Music Group sorts top personnel in the wake of its acquisition of EMI's labels, the company has announced a restructuring of senior executive posts in its Nashville division.
TOKYO -- Universal Music LLC, the Japanese arm of Universal Music Group, has been fined $38 million by the Tokyo tax authorities for not declaring nearly $101 million in taxable income.
Wrapping the biggest music publishing deal in history, an investor consortium led by Sony/ATV Music announced Friday that it had closed the $2.2 billion purchase of EMI Music Publishing.
EMI Nashville president-CEO Mike Dungan is exiting the country powerhouse for Universal Music Group Nashville, where he will take over as chairman-CEO, an informed source confirms.
Who's who in the music departments at the studios and networks
Continuing the ongoing exec exchange between Sony and Universal Music Group labels, former Jive Records exec Peter Thea will join UMG as exec VP of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam.
Universal Music Group laid off some 60 North American back office personnel on Jan. 21, as anticipated.
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