TITLE

RUDI REDUX: GASSNER BACK TO RUN BMG

PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Billboard;11/18/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 47, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the appointment of Rudi Gassner as president/chief executive officer (CEO) of BMG Entertainment. Strategic challenges and management difficulties faced by Gassner; Role of parent company Bertelsmann in the restructuring of BMG's electronic commerce business; Speculation regarding Bertelsmann's possible acquisition of EMI Recorded Music; Impact of the company's alliance with online file-sharing service Napster on resignations among BMG management.
ACCESSION #
3757422

 

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