EMI Takes Slow Tack For Top Job

Solomons, Mark
November 1998
Billboard;11/07/98, Vol. 110 Issue 45, p8
Trade Publication
Focuses on the search for a chief executive at EMI in the wake of the PolyGram/Universal merger. EMI Group stressing it is not rushing to appoint a new chief executive after the departure of Jim Fields in April, 1998; Poor financial performance of EMI; Speculation that interim Chief Executive Sir Colin Southgate was being pressured by the board at EMI to step down; Comments from an unnamed spokesman as to Southgate's involvement with the company.


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