Jon Turner named Island Records MD

Jon Turner has been appointed managing director of the Island Records Group in London by the label's new sole president Darcus Beese.

Music Week has been told that the promotion of Turner - who has held the position of general manager at the label since 2007 - is effective immediately. He will report into Beese.

The news comes after Beese was given sole charge of Island as president earlier this month.

He was previously co-president at the label with Ted ...

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