You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Apple Corps seeds CEO

Sony BMG's Jones replaces Aspinall

Jeff Jones is ankling the catalog division of Sony BMG to take over Beatles company Apple Corps.

Jones, exec veep of the Legacy division of Sony BMG, takes over as CEO at Apple Corps from Neil Aspinall, who has worked for the Fab Four for more than 40 years. Aspinall began as the band’s road manager and graduated to head up their Apple record company.

Jones has been exec VP, Legacy Recordings, since late 2004 and had been with the department since 1998. Prior to that, he was senior VP for jazz at Columbia Records for four years. He has held marketing posts at Elektra, MCA and Polygram. Among his successes have been campaigns for catalog items from Miles Davis, Bob Dylan and AC/DC plus the “Ken Burns Jazz” series.

Music industry observers responded positively to the Jones appointment. The next big step for the Beatles’ repertoire will be its exploitation online.

More Scene

  • Michael Kelly and Robin Wright'House of

    'House of Cards': Robin Wright on Returning to Work Without Kevin Spacey

    Jeff Jones is ankling the catalog division of Sony BMG to take over Beatles company Apple Corps. Jones, exec veep of the Legacy division of Sony BMG, takes over as CEO at Apple Corps from Neil Aspinall, who has worked for the Fab Four for more than 40 years. Aspinall began as the band’s road […]

  • Dolly PartonArtist Keynote 'Dolly Parton and

    Dolly Parton Starts 'Politicking' for Oscar Nomination for 'Dumplin'' Song

    Jeff Jones is ankling the catalog division of Sony BMG to take over Beatles company Apple Corps. Jones, exec veep of the Legacy division of Sony BMG, takes over as CEO at Apple Corps from Neil Aspinall, who has worked for the Fab Four for more than 40 years. Aspinall began as the band’s road […]

  • Katy Perry amfar

    Katy Perry Chides Los Angeles Mayor Over 'Those F---ing Bird Scooters'

    Jeff Jones is ankling the catalog division of Sony BMG to take over Beatles company Apple Corps. Jones, exec veep of the Legacy division of Sony BMG, takes over as CEO at Apple Corps from Neil Aspinall, who has worked for the Fab Four for more than 40 years. Aspinall began as the band’s road […]

  • Katy Perry Taylor Swift

    Katy Perry Praises Taylor Swift for Political Instagrams (EXCLUSIVE)

    Jeff Jones is ankling the catalog division of Sony BMG to take over Beatles company Apple Corps. Jones, exec veep of the Legacy division of Sony BMG, takes over as CEO at Apple Corps from Neil Aspinall, who has worked for the Fab Four for more than 40 years. Aspinall began as the band’s road […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content