BMG Japan Taps `Outsider' As President

White, Adam; McClure, Steve
November 1998
Billboard;11/07/98, Vol. 110 Issue 45, p10
Trade Publication
States that company BMG Japan has appointed Hidehiko Tashiro its new president. Surprise over the appointment; Transitional state of the Japanese market; Comments of Michael Smellie, senior vice-president of BMG Entertainment International Asia/Pacific, who announced the appointment; Tashiro's extensive marketing background; Most recent position of Tashiro as president of IEI Corp., a unit of Imperial Enterprises; Brief biographical information on Tashiro.


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