John Dobinson Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of BMG
December 11, 2013
BMG has appointed John Dobinson, currently Chief Operating Officer of BMG Chrysalis U.K. and Europe, to a worldwide role overseeing its operations and administration functions covering both the publishing and recorded music business. In his new role as Group COO, Dobinson now has worldwide responsibility for Copyright, Royalties, and Contract Administration as well as Integration Management, Asset Management, Supply Chain Management and IT. He reports to Group Chief Financial Officer, Maximilian Dressendoerfer.
"John is one of the few managers in the music business who combines high-level experience in both finance and operations with industry knowledge of both music publishing and recorded music, and we congratulate him on his new position," commented BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch.
Dobinson added, "The past four years have been an incredibly exciting time helping build the new BMG into the major international player it now is. I am greatly looking forward to this expanded role and being a part of our continued growth in the years to come."