Harder EMI tech veep

Don Harder has been named senior VP of information technology at EMI Records Group NorthAmerica, reporting to executive VP and general manager Terri Santisi.

Harder will be based in New York and responsible for supervising the development and implementation of technology and business systems for EMI’s North American operations.

Harder spent 18 years with accountants Ernst & Young, the last 11 as a partner.

He was responsible for building that company’s New York-based information technology and served as a consultant to several major accounts, including EMI Records Group.

“I have always found Don to be a forward-thinking executive who has proven that he can plan and implement innovative information technology systems,” said Santisi.