Jonathan Bender Joins Concord As SVP
November 6, 2006 at 2:02 PM (PT)
The CONCORD MUSIC GROUP has hired JONATHAN BENDER for its newly created Sr. VP/Operations & Digital Media post. BENDER will oversee all aspects of production and manufacturing for the group and develop CONCORD's e-commerce strategy and business.
Since 1999 BENDER was head of the Asset Management division at UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP, and from 1990-99 he was head of EMI MUSIC GROUP's New Technology group. BENDER began his music career at MTV in 1985 in international operations.
"Needless to say, we are thrilled that someone of JONATHAN's caliber has decided to join our team," CONCORD MUSIC GROUP GM GENE RUMSEY said. "His vast experience, technical brilliance and pioneering spirit will help transform CONCORD into a cutting-edge digital media company that will have incredibly positive repercussions for our artists for years to come."