"It was not an easy decision to leave such a successful company as Columbia, with its incredibly talented artists and the team of people who work so hard on their behalf," continued Mr. Barnett. "However, I know that the label is in great hands and I wish them all the best in the future as I move on to my new company home."The appointment of Mr. Barnett is among the first of many steps that will be taken by UMG to expand EMI's creative ranks, reinvest in new talent, enhance innovation and create more diversity and choice for consumers.
Universal Music Group (UMG) Begins Expansion Of EMI With Appointment Of Steve Barnett To Chairman & CEO Of Capitol Music Group
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