Koch Becomes E1
January 23, 2009 at 4:14 PM (PT)
Independent music entity KOCH is being renamed under its new parent company's moniker E1 Entertainment E1 purchased KOCH in 2005.
From here on out, reports BILLBOARD.BIZ, KOCH RECORDS will be known as E1 MUSIC; KOCH ENTERTAINMENT DISTRIBUTION is now E1 ENTERTAINMENT DISTRIBUTION U.S.; KOCH PUBLISHING is now called E1 MUSIC PUBLISHING and the home video division, KOCH VISION, is now E1 ENTERTAINMENT U.S.
BOB FRANK stays on as President of E1 Music and E1 MUSIC PUBLISHING, MICHAEL ROSENBERG remains President of E1 ENTERTAINMENT DISTRIBUTION U.S. and MICHAEL KOCH remains CEO of all three.
KOCH was purchased by E1 in JUNE 2005