New boss at EMI a blast from the past

Staff Writer

Many of us in radio would have had dealings with John O'Donnell over the years. After the recent changes at EMI, Universal were on the hunt for someone to lead the new EMI forward.

O'Donnell is making a welcome return and will be the new Managing Director at the company he ran from '02 to '08.

His background is exceptional. Apart from his work at EMI he has also worked at Sony and started the Murmur label.

John also co-manages Cold Chisel.

Max Hole, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group International said:

"Everyone who has ever worked with John knows that he is synonymous with great artists and great music. Developing and investing further in our Australian artists is a key international goal for us. I’m thrilled that John has agreed to return to EMI to play such a crucial role."

Read more in The Music Network here.
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