(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Laurent Hubert has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer, BMG Music Publishing Worldwide. Hubert continues to report directly to the company's Chairman and CEO Nicholas Firth. Both Firth and Hubert are based in BMG’s New York City headquarters.
Hubert will take on various corporate operations including IS&T, New Business Development, Communications and Strategic Planning, in addition to his present responsibilities for Classical and Printed Music and Christian Music. “Laurent has been an important part of BMG Music Publishing’s management team,” said Firth. “I am confident that he will drive the company forward in his expanded role.”
Hubert, who most recently senior vice president, International, has directed BMG Music Publishing’s worldwide new media strategies and successfully centralized its European Printed Music and Classical Rental operations.
Prior to joining BMG Music Publishing in 2000, Hubert spent eight years in marketing and operations at Club Med. –Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner