Sony DADC global boss Dieter Daum exits company


The executive who has led Sony DADC for more than a decade, Dieter Daum, is leaving the company next week.

Daum joined Sony DADC in 1986, working his way through the ranks to head up the company since 2003.

Sony DADC recently won UK supply chain accounts with Sony Music and Universal Music – with both majors leaving their respective deals with Arvato.

Current SVP of operations, Dietmar Tanzer, has been appointed as president of Sony DADC International, effective March 1.

He will oversee all of Sony DADC’s business operations in Europe, Australia, China, Hong Kong, India and Sony DADC BioSciences.

Meanwhile, Russell Taylor has been appointed as deputy president & CFO Sony DADC International, also effective March 1.

Said Daum: “It has been a truly fulfilling experience to lead the Sony DADC team through the tremendous growth and change in our industry.

“Together we built industry leading services and created loyal customer relationships that made us who we are today.

“I am incredibly grateful for my time at Sony DADC and wish continued success to our amazing customers and talented team.”Music Business Worldwide

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