Toronto - Sep 17, 2008 - Yangaroo has appointed Josh Zieman, music industry veteran and former vice president of marketing at Manhattan/Blue Note Label Group (a division of EMI) as senior vice president of business development. Overseeing sales and market development for Yangaroo's digital media distribution system (DMDS), Zieman will work with Jon Klein, vice president, business development, based in New York, and Drew Ferrante, vice president, business development, based in Los Angeles to continue the expansion in the U.S. market.
Zieman joins Yangaroo with more than 25 years of experience in sales and marketing. Prior to working for EMI, he was general manager of Papa Joe Records (a division of Geffen Records). He has also held the positions of general manager at independent label Razor and Tie and vice president, marketing at Columbia Records and Mercury Records.