TITLE

BMG Is Fit And Ready For Expansion

AUTHOR(S)
Spahr, Wolfgang
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Billboard;4/13/2002, Vol. 114 Issue 15, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that BMG Entertainment is capable of planning acquisitions. Comments from Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Rolf Schmidt-Holtz about the efficient structure of the company; BMG's profit forecast for 2002; BMG's restructuring plans that cut jobs and created a new management structure; View by Schmidt-Holtz that it is necessary to be aware of and actively use the promotional power of the media; Success of the company in the U.S. and Asia.
ACCESSION #
6469831

 

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