Lawrie has been named president of Europe for Sony Music Entertainment, effective Sept. 1. In his new role, Lawrie will oversee European territories (excluding the U.K. and Ireland) and the company's operations in Africa. He will be based in London and report to Sanders. Lawrie currently serves as president of the Latin region at Sony Music Entertainment.
Afo Verde has been named president of the Latin region for Sony Music Entertainment, effective Sept. 1. In his new role, Verde will oversee the company's operations across Latin music, responsible for recordings in South American, Central America, the U.S., Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Mexico. He will be based in Buenos Aires and Miami, and report to Richard Sanders, president of International at Sony Music Entertainment. Since 2005, Verde has served as president of Sony Music Sur (Argentina,