Dominique Casimir promoted to Chief Content Officer at BMG, handling duty for UK collection
Dominique Casimir has actually signed up with the board– and the C-suite– of Bertelsmann [124 articles]” > Bertelsmann-owned BMG [769 articles]” > BMG.
The Berlin-based officer, who initially signed up with BMG in 2008, has actually been called Chief Content Officer (CCO) of the business.
Casimir goes up from her previous function as EVP Repertoire & Marketing for EU, APAC & LATAM, with duty for collection (both publishing and tape-recorded music) in all worldwide areas outside the United States and the UK.
In that function, she likewise has worldwide duty for Synch and Corporate Responsibility at BMG.
In her brand-new position, Casimir will in addition handle duty for UK collection; Alistair Norbury [22 articles]” > Alistair Norbury, President Repertoire & Marketing UK, will now report to Casimir.
As an outcome, Casimir will bring direct obligation for BMG’s collection operations throughout 16 worldwide areas.
That number will increase to 17 in June, with the opening of BMG’s brand-new workplace in Mexico City.
BMG’s United States collection groups will continue to report straight to the business’s CEO, Hartwig Masuch, as will Casimir.
According to Bertelsmann’s 2021 yearly outcomes, some 472% of BMG’s incomes were produced in areas Casimir now cares for (see listed below), with the staying 528% produced in the United States.
The UK– for which, as discussed, Casimir will handle duty as CCO– produced 118% of the business’s international earnings in 2015.
Discussing Casimir’s promo, Hartwig Masuch stated: “Dominique is an extraordinary music executive.
” She exhibits many of the essential qualities of BMG itself, with an uncommon skill to interact with artists and songwriters by themselves terms and an utter dedication to assist them to attain their goals.
” To be an artist or songwriter is among the most difficult tasks around. It’s our task to make it much easier and whether it’s publishing or records, synch, or surrounding rights, we do so by providing dependably the very best service we can.”
Dominique Casimir, BMG
” In her brand-new function she will offer a strong Berlin-based collection voice at the greatest level of the business.”
Said Casimir: “To be an artist or songwriter is among the most difficult tasks around. It’s our task to make it simpler and whether it’s publishing or records, synch, or surrounding rights, we do so by providing dependably the very best service we can.
” I am delighted to continue to add to BMG’s objective in whichever method I can, and I anticipate dealing with Alistair Norbury and our UK group to develop on BMG’s success in our biggest collection operation outside North America.”
After an effective duration as SVP International Coordination & Music Supervision, Casimir was promoted to BMG Managing Director GSA at the end of 2016.
She was then promoted to EVP Repertoire & Marketing Continental Europe in early 2019, including Asia Pacific and Latin America in late 2020 and BMG’s international synch operation in 2021.
Under her management, BMG has actually grown its Continental Europe service by a 3rd, broadened into live music in Germany, and established BMG’s very first phase musical, Ku’ damm 56.
Last month (April 2022) it was revealed that BMG would this summertime launch a brand-new Latin America center in Mexico, in a relocation likewise led by Casimir. Music Business Worldwide
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