Todd von Mende Named CFO Of Capitol Music Group
January 29, 2013

Todd von Mende
Todd von Mende has been appointed Chief Financial Officer for Capitol Music Group, it was announced today by Chairman/CEO Steve Barnett, to whom von Mende will report. In his new position, von Mende will serve as a senior member of the companyís management team and oversee all financial strategy and functions for the Group and each of its divisions. He will also liaise with his counterparts and the senior financial team at Universal Music Group, Capitolís parent company. He will be based in Hollywood, at the companyís iconic Capitol Tower.

Barnett commented, "Toddís financial acumen and leadership skills have been highly regarded within the Universal Music Group for many years. I couldnít be happier that he is now a member of my senior management team and will be playing such an important role in the growth and development of Capitol Music Group."

Boyd Muir, EVP/CFO of UMG says, "I'm particularly pleased that we can rely on someone as financially accomplished as Todd to work with Steve and the team at Capitol Music Group in this incredibly exciting time of revitalization for the company. I congratulate Todd on this well-deserved promotion."

Added von Mende himself, "Iím thrilled to be working alongside Steve Barnett and the incredible team he is building to revitalize Capitol Music Group and position us for great success in the ever-challenging music business. It is truly an honor to work with all of the new and developing artists that will define our company in the coming years, as well as the established and heritage artists that are such an important part of Capitolís legacy. I want to thank Jim Urie for his guidance and leadership throughout my years at UMGD, and Boyd Muir for his confidence in steering my career, both of which have led me to this great opportunity of working with Steve Barnett at the Capitol Music Group." 

Prior to this promotion, von Mende served as CFO for Universal Music Group Distribution overseeing all financial activities, and most recently headed the North America EMI/UMG integration efforts. He joined UMG in 2001 as VP of North America Finance and Planning, where he was responsible for the financial management of all North American operations. Prior to UMG, he began his career as with The Walt Disney Company in the Home Entertainment division. 

Breaking News
CMG Tampa Appoints John E. Kage Dir. of Branding & Programming at Hot 101.5 FM
In Brief - November 25, 2015
November 24, 2015
FCC Fines Drawing Scrutiny In Congress
In Brief - November 24, 2015
November 23, 2015
Bill Hess Named OM At Cumulus-Washington, D.C.
In Brief - November 23, 2015
November 20, 2015
Adams Radio Group Of Delmarva Names Jay Gleason Operations Manager
iHeartRadio Presents AdeleĻs Album Premiere Live from JoeĻs Pub†
Radio Mercury Awards Announces Advisory Council
November 19, 2015
Westwood One: The State of American Podcasting
Nielsen: Connecting With Political Millennials Through Music
Jacobs Media Webinar: 10 Mega Trends That Impact Radio
November 18, 2015
Republic Records Promotes Ben Adelson To SVP/A&R
Y100ís TC Wins Dancing with the Savannah Stars
Greater Media's Magic 106.7 To Become Boston's Christmas Station
November 17, 2015
Alissa Pollack To Be Honored At T.J. Martell Foundationís 16th Annual New York Family Day
Cash Money Records Announces Annual Turkey Giveaways in Miami & New Orleans
Amanda "AJ" Malone Joins iHeartMedia/Indianapolis
Jacobs Media Blogs Radioís Days as a Primary Traffic Source May Be Numbered
November 16, 2015
Pandora to Acquire Key Assets from Rdio
Apple To Close Beats Music
Entercom Adds Ashley O. To Mornings On WSFS/Miami
Music News
Adele Sells 3.38 Million Albums in the U.S., Debuts at #1
Adele Announces European Tour Dates
Quick Hits: Adele, Eagles of Death Metal, Charli XCX, Joe Jonas
Adele's 25 Smashes Sales Record
Quick Hits: Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Jack ‹
Bieber, One Direction Lead Billboard 200 Shakeup
One Direction, The Weeknd Win Multiple AMAs
Rihanna Announces Anti World Tour, Teases New Album
Foo Fighters Release Free EP
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, The Cure, Wilco
Chris Martin Talks Influences On New Coldplay Record
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber & One Direction, American Music Awards, Paris attacks, Tori Kelly
Adele's 25 Won't Be On Streaming Services
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Jimmy Eat World, Freddie Mercury, Bonnaroo
Zayn Malik Opens Up About One Direction Exit

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

FMQB Member Login

Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!