Label news: Harmonia Mundi upgrades

Label news: Harmonia Mundi upgrades


norman lebrecht

January 20, 2015

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London, UK – January 20th 2015: harmonia mundi UK Ltd. today announced the appointment of Simon Astridge as Managing Director, where he will replace Patrick Lemanski [who swanned off to Warner Classics], effective Monday 8th February 2015.


“I’m very excited at the prospect of this new challenge, and look forward to continuing to work for such an outstanding company in my new role” said Astridge.


Simon has worked for harmonia mundi UK as Commercial Manager since 2001, during which time he has acquired a great deal of experience and knowledge of both the UK company and harmonia mundi’s global operations.


Simon joined harmonia mundi UK from a background in music retail (Virgin, Farringdons Records and MDC Classic Music) and in his time with the company has seen it grow substantially.