(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
The new management team for Sony BMG Music Brazil is Alexandre Schiavo, general manager, and Kevin Ridgely, executive vice president.
Schiavo will manage operations with direct oversight of marketing, strategic marketing, A&R and new business development. Ridgely will be responsible for finance, sales, operations, business affairs, human resources and new business development, a shared responsibility with Schiavo.
Schiavo most recently served as vice president marketing Sony Music Brazil since 2002. He previously served as marketing director Sony Music Brazil. He first joined Sony Music Entertainment in 1992 as an intern in the special marketing department.
Ridgely most recently served as vice president, Middle East Operations, Sony Music International, since 2001. He was vice president of business development, Sony Music International, since 1998. He first joined the company in 1994 as senior director, Business Development, Sony Music International. Previously he was with Price Waterhouse, both in New York and Cairo, Egypt. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen