LONDON (Hypebot) – A newly named EMI Music marketing team will include two global priorities teams focusing on major international releases, as well as, key projects from regional and developing artists. The teams will be based in London and New York. A third team will work on major releases from EMI's Catalog division.
The global teams will be complemented by three regional marketing units who will work across global and local releases from both EMI's New Music and Catalog divisions. All report to Sam van der Feltz, EMI Music’s president of global marketing. The appointments include:
Global priorities – New Music
The global priorities team for catalog has not yet been named.
Howard Handler: executive vice president, marketing – North America and Mexico. As announced previously, Howard Handler joined EMI at the end of 2008 after leading the marketing efforts for well-known digital, entertainment, sports and consumer brands including Virgin Mobile, the National Football League, MTV and The Quaker Oats Company.