BMG Appoints Joe Gillen As CFO North America
Gillen will be responsible for Finance and Accounting together with Income Tracking and Royalty Audit
Music rights management company BMG has appointed Joe Gillen as Chief Financial Officer of BMG North America, based in New York. Gillen will be responsible for Finance and Accounting together with Income Tracking and Royalty Audit.
Gillen joins from Universal Music Group's Capitol Music Division (formerly EMI Music North America) where he was appointed SVP Finance in 2007. Previously, he served as VP Finance of Capitol & Virgin Records which he joined in 2004 after a number of senior finance positions at Sony Music Entertainment US.
BMG Group CFO Maximilian Dressendoerfer said, "I am very excited to have Joe taking on this key role for which he is ideally suited. As BMG further expands its master business and in particular our innovative Artist Services model, Joe's record industry background will be invaluable."
Laurent Hubert, President of Marketing & Creative, North America, commented: "I welcome the opportunity to work with an executive of Joe's caliber as he joins our talented management team. His financial acumen and experience will be an incredible asset to BMG."
"Over the past several years, BMG has developed into one of the most fast-growing and progressive companies in the world of music and rights management," said Gillen. "I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to join the executive leadership of the company, and I look forward to helping BMG lead innovation by continuing to place the needs of artists and writers at the heart of our business model."
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