Interview: Music Week meets Sony/ATV chief Martin Bandier

Mark Sutherland

"Do you mind if I smoke a cigar?”

It’s been a while since anyone smoked anything in a Music Week interview, but we’ll gladly make an exception for Martin Bandier. He is, after all, the CEO of Sony/ATV and therefore the No.1 music publishing executive in the world, but is perhaps just as well known for his love of Cuba’s finest. 

When he appeared on the cover of Music Week earlier this year, stogie in hand and declaring the company ...

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