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October 22, 2005 | Charles Duhigg
EMI Group, the nation's fourth-largest music company, announced the appointment of Jason Flom to head Virgin Records. The move was expected. Flom was ousted as head of Warner Music Group's Atlantic Records in August, after clashing with Warner's U.S. music chief, Lyor Cohen. Flom had joined Warner in 2004 as part of a group that bought the company from Time Warner Inc. Before that, Flom headed Lava Records, where he developed such acts as Twisted Sister, Tori Amos and Matchbox Twenty.
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October 22, 2005 | Charles Duhigg
EMI Group, the nation's fourth-largest music company, announced the appointment of Jason Flom to head Virgin Records. The move was expected. Flom was ousted as head of Warner Music Group's Atlantic Records in August, after clashing with Warner's U.S. music chief, Lyor Cohen. Flom had joined Warner in 2004 as part of a group that bought the company from Time Warner Inc. Before that, Flom headed Lava Records, where he developed such acts as Twisted Sister, Tori Amos and Matchbox Twenty.
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August 18, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Warner Music Group Corp. said Wednesday that Jason Flom resigned from its Atlantic Records Group after 16 months as chairman and chief executive. It didn't provide a reason. Warner replaced Flom with Craig Kallman, Atlantic Records' co-chairman and chief operating officer, the company said. Lava Records, a joint venture between Flom and Atlantic, will become a wholly owned unit of Atlantic, the New York-based company said.
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August 18, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Warner Music Group Corp. said Wednesday that Jason Flom resigned from its Atlantic Records Group after 16 months as chairman and chief executive. It didn't provide a reason. Warner replaced Flom with Craig Kallman, Atlantic Records' co-chairman and chief operating officer, the company said. Lava Records, a joint venture between Flom and Atlantic, will become a wholly owned unit of Atlantic, the New York-based company said.
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June 20, 2002 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bob Ritchie's rap music career seemed to have peaked the night he took the stage at Detroit's State Theatre. He'd been dropped from two record labels, and though his local concerts sold armloads of T-shirts, he was viewed by most music scouts as a knockoff of Vanilla Ice, the white rapper who quickly faded in the 1980s. In the audience that night was Atlantic Records executive Jason Flom, who found himself seduced by the rapper's self-possessed persona.
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February 1, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
EMI Group named two executives to its new Capitol Music Group, created last week with the combination of the Capitol and Virgin labels. Lee Trink was named president of Capitol Music and Jeff Kempler chief operating officer, reporting to Jason Flom, who was appointed chairman and chief executive of the group Jan. 25, EMI said. Both were executive vice presidents at Virgin.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1999
Talent whiz Jason Flom, who discovered such hit acts as Stone Temple Pilots and Sugar Ray, has signed a five-year contract to continue as president of Time Warner's Lava label and senior vice president of its Atlantic Records division. Flom, who sources say was being wooed to join Universal Music Group, started at Atlantic in 1979 as a trainee field merchandiser and has gone on to sign more than a dozen top-selling artists, including Twisted Sister, Skid Row, Clannad and Kid Rock.
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January 4, 2002 | Jeff Leeds
Warner Music Group has promoted Ron Shapiro and Craig Kallman to co-presidents of its Atlantic Records division, sources said. Shapiro started at Atlantic less than a decade ago as a publicist and is credited with helping transform unknown folk singer Jewel into an international star. Kallman founded famed dance-music label Big Beat in the 1980s and sold it to Atlantic a decade ago. The two executives will report to Atlantic Co-Chairmen Val Azzoli and Ahmet Ertegun.
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March 28, 1995
After a five-month search, Bertelsmann Music Group announced Monday that Robert Jamieson, 50, current head of its Canadian division, will take over as president of RCA Records. The German media conglomerate had considered a number of prospective candidates, including music agent Tom Ross, all of whom reportedly said they weren't interested.
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June 20, 2002 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bob Ritchie's rap music career seemed to have peaked the night he took the stage at Detroit's State Theatre. He'd been dropped from two record labels, and though his local concerts sold armloads of T-shirts, he was viewed by most music scouts as a knockoff of Vanilla Ice, the white rapper who quickly faded in the 1980s. In the audience that night was Atlantic Records executive Jason Flom, who found himself seduced by the rapper's self-possessed persona.
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October 4, 2005 | From Reuters
Warner Music Group Corp. on Monday said it would combine Lava Records with its Atlantic Records Group and expected to take related one-time charges of $25 million to $30 million in the fourth quarter. Warner Music said in August that it would fold Lava, home to such acts as Click Five, Simple Plan and Australia's John Butler Trio, into Warner Music, after the resignation of Jason Flom, chairman and chief executive of Atlantic Records. Lava Records was a joint venture between Flom and Atlantic.
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January 25, 1994
Robert Jacquemin, president of Buena Vista Television, the TV program syndication arm of Walt Disney Studios, has resigned. Jacquemin, who headed BVT for nine years, recently spearheaded the company's highly successful campaign to sell the reruns of its hit series "Home Improvement." Nonetheless, there were long-running rumors of friction between Jacquemin and his bosses, Walt Disney Studios President Richard H. Frank and Executive Vice President Randy Reiss.
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