Curran In At Number Two At Sony BMG/U.K.
April 28, 2008 at 8:36 AM (PT)
Former BMG PUBLISHING Chief PAUL CURRAN is returning to the frontline of the music industry as SONY BMG U.K.’s number two, reports MUSICWEEK.COM. CURRAN, who left BMG following its buyout by rival UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING last year, will take up the newly-created position of COO this THURSDAY. In the post, CURRAN will be in charge of areas including business affairs, finance and IT, leaving Sony BMG Chairman/CEO GED DOHERTY free to concentrate on A&R and artist relations.
"The role involves what GED would describe as 'back office,'" says CURRAN. "It is a large organisation; these are very important areas and the right amount of time needs to be brought to them."