BMG has named long-time senior BMG Enterprise & Authorized Affairs government Anthony (Tony) Abner as its new World Normal Counsel, Government Vice President, Enterprise & Authorized Affairs.
Serving as essentially the most senior lawyer counseling BMG senior administration and managing BMG’s international authorized groups, Abner studies on to BMG CEO Thomas Coesfeld.
Beforehand serving in BMG’s Los Angeles workplace, Abner’s appointment comes one 12 months after his relocation to BMG’s head workplace in Berlin to coordinate BMG’s international authorized issues.
Abner joined BMG in 2018 as Vice President, Enterprise & Authorized Affairs, accountable for the BMG recorded authorized workforce in North America.
In 2020 he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Enterprise & Authorized Affairs.
Previous to becoming a member of BMG, Abner held senior government posts at PMP Information (which functioned as Def Jam’s first West Coast workplace bringing Warren G, Domino, and Montel Jordan into Def Jam) and Loud Information (dwelling to Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep, 36Mafia, Massive Pun, and Funkmaster Flex) as effectively senior lawyer positions at music regulation companies Lenard & Gonzalez and Davis Shapiro Lewit Montone & Hayes.
Abner’s appointment follows the current leadership change at BMG, with Thomas Coesfeld, the corporate’s former CFO, changing into BMG’s new CEO, as of July 1, 2023.
The CEO changeover was originally scheduled for January 1, 2024, however in accordance with Bertelsmann, “on account of his private plans for the longer term, Hartwig Masuch had requested an earlier departure” from the corporate, and can stay related to Bertelsmann in an advisory capability till 2026.
In Could, forward of taking workplace as CEO at BMG, Thomas Coesfeld introduced additional senior appointments for BMG.
The brand new Chief Monetary Officer (CFO) – his successor on this workplace – was named as Mathis Wolter, who joined BMG from RTL Group.
Sebastian Hentzschel, former Chief Expertise Officer at BMG, assumed duty for the working areas Rights & Royalties, Provide Chain, and Expertise & Information as Chief Working Officer (COO).
Dominique Casimir, who has been with BMG since 2008, stays accountable for Repertoire and Advertising and marketing for the world exterior the US, in addition to World Synch and Company Accountability, as Chief Content material Officer (CCO).
Nikola Holle-Spiegel, who joined BMG in 2018, stays the corporate’s Chief Human Assets Officer (CHRO).
Mathis Wolter, Sebastian Hentzschel, Dominique Casimir and Nikola Holle-Spiegel have joined Thomas Coesfeld on the BMG Government Board.
An extra new appointment to BMG’s prime administration workforce was Alberto Chullen Llamas, who joins BMG from Bertelsmann Training Group as Government Vice President Investments to drive ahead the Enhance technique and assist future catalog acquisitions.Music Enterprise Worldwide