Fred Casimir to run BMG’s recordings business worldwide

Fred Casimir has been appoined to direct BMG‘s recordings business worldwide in a new role as Executive Vice President for International Repertoire.

Casimir, who moves up from his role as SVP European Repertoire and Managing Director BMG Germany, joined BMG in June 2009. He will have responsibility for both new recordings released through BMG Artist Services and for BMG’s substantial catalogue recordings business, including the Sanctuary and Mute Records catalogues.

BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch said, “Developing our recordings business is a key strategic area for BMG. Fred has strongly contributed to the expansion of BMG’s business and to the development of BMG Artist Services. I am delighted that Fred is to take on worldwide responsibility for recordings.”

Previous to BMG, Casimir held positions at Fremantle Media Entertainment, Fremantle Licensing Germany, Mercury Records, EMI Electrola and worked as an independent music manager.Music Business Worldwide

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