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April 8, 1988
Jim Fifield has been named president and chief operating officer of EMI Music Worldwide effective May 2 and will be based in New York. Fifield is currently president and chief executive of CBS Fox Video.
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September 2, 1999 | Reuters
North Face Inc., a maker and retailer of sports equipment and apparel, said that a planned sale of the company to its chief executive and buyout firm Leonard Green & Partners was called off. Chief Executive Jim Fifield announced his resignation. A company spokeswoman declined to say why the deal fell through, and a partner familiar with the deal at Los Angeles-based Leonard Green was not available to comment.
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BUSINESS
September 2, 1999 | Reuters
North Face Inc., a maker and retailer of sports equipment and apparel, said that a planned sale of the company to its chief executive and buyout firm Leonard Green & Partners was called off. Chief Executive Jim Fifield announced his resignation. A company spokeswoman declined to say why the deal fell through, and a partner familiar with the deal at Los Angeles-based Leonard Green was not available to comment.
BUSINESS
April 8, 1988
Jim Fifield has been named president and chief operating officer of EMI Music Worldwide effective May 2 and will be based in New York. Fifield is currently president and chief executive of CBS Fox Video.
BUSINESS
February 17, 1998 | CHUCK PHILIPS
Roy Lott, former executive vice president of Arista Records, has been named deputy president of EMI Records North America, the domestic arm of EMI Group, home to such pop stars as the Spice Girls, Rolling Stones and Garth Brooks. Lott, who worked at Arista for nearly 19 years, is expected to take over the post March 16 and will report to Ken Berry, president of EMI Recorded Music, the British conglomerate that includes such record labels as Virgin and Capitol Records.
BUSINESS
January 30, 1998 | Chuck Philips
EMI Group is about to renew the contract of Jim Fifield, president and chief executive of the British recording conglomerate, which is home to such pop stars as Garth Brooks, Janet Jackson and the Spice Girls. Representatives of Fifield and EMI declined comment, but sources say the 59-year-old executive is slated to sign a multimillion-dollar pact to run the company until 2002.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 18, 1993 | CHUCK PHILIPS
The blunt truth is most of the women now employed in the record business will never get to head a record label. Why? They don't have sufficient experience or skills, according to the six men who rule the record industry. This is especially true of women who--because of years of sexist hiring practices--have been pigeonholed in "ladies" departments such as publicity and personnel. "One thing's for sure," says Jim Fifield, president and chief executive officer of EMI Music.
BUSINESS
June 13, 1997 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michael P. Schulhof, the former head of Sony's global entertainment division, is forming an independent music label that will be distributed by EMI Music. Schulhof, who was forced out of his Sony job 18 months ago after years of troubles at the company's film studios, recently signed an international pact with EMI to manufacture and distribute all recordings released by his label, sources said. Schulhof has kept a low profile since leaving the Japanese conglomerate.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 1, 1993 | CHUCK PHILIPS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Don Henley is turning up the heat in his bitter legal dispute with Geffen Records, charging that entertainment impresario David Geffen conspired with other powerful record corporations to blackball the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter.
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