Sony BMG Merges Sales/Digital Groups, Names Hesse To Lead
January 10, 2007 at 12:31 PM (PT)
SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT COO TIM BOWEN announced that the company is merging its U.S. Sales company with its Global Digital Business group, under the overall leadership of THOMAS HESSE, who has added U.S. Sales to his existing title of Pres./Global Digital Business.
"This new organizational structure is designed to maximize the increasingly diverse range of revenue streams generated by our artists, as well as our responsiveness to our U.S. physical and digital partners," commented BOWEN. "I wish THOMAS and the entire team good fortune in their many endeavors in today's ever-changing music marketplace."
As Pres./Global Digital Business & U.S. Sales, SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, HESSE will oversee all aspects of the U.S. sales division, in addition to his ongoing responsibilities for the Global Digital Business operating group, which develops the company's digital revenues worldwide.