John Dobinson Named Group COO At BMG
December 11, 2013 at 4:32 AM (PT)
BMG has upped BMG CHRYSALIS UK AND EUROPE COO JOHN DOBINSON to Group COO of the international parent company. DOBINSON, who joined BMG in 2002 with the company's acquisition of the ZOMBA GROUP and who will report to Group CFO MAXIMILIAN DRESSENDORFER, will oversee the company's operations and administration functions for both the publishing and recorded business and will add worldwide responsibility for copyright, royalties, and contract administration as well as integration management, asset management, supply chain management and IT.
BMG CEO HARTWIG MASUCH said, “JOHN is one of the few managers in the music business who combines high-level experience in both finance and operations with industry knowledge of both music publishing and recorded music, and we congratulate him on his new position.”
DOBINSON said, "The past four years have been an incredibly exciting time helping build the new BMG into the major international player it now is. I am greatly looking forward to this expanded role and being a part of our continued growth in the years to come."