BMI President & CEO Del Bryant today (4/5) announced a new alignment in the company’s senior management team, with elevated responsibilities for Nashville based Bruce Esworthy, and New York based Richard Conlon and Michael O’Neill.
BMI Chief Financial Officer Esworthy adds new duties as Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration, overseeing Human Resources and Facilities in addition to managing the Finance & Accounting departments.
Conlon has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Communications & New Media. In his expanded role, Conlon assumes responsibility for BMI’s Corporate Communications & Marketing and Corporate Planning departments. He was previously Vice President, New Media and Strategic Development.
O’Neill now holds the newly established position of Senior Vice President, Repertoire & Licensing. In this expansion of his role, he adds oversight of BMI’s Writer/Publisher Relations, Performing Rights and Special Projects departments to his Licensing responsibilities. He was previously Senior Vice President, Licensing. The three executives will report to Bryant.
The realignment follows the announced retirements of BMI Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer John Cody, and Landmark Digital Services Managing Director Robert Barone at the end of 2010.