Nicoli new nonexec Vue chair


U.K. exhibition company Vue Entertainment has appointed EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli as its new non-executive chairman (HR 12/22).

Nicoli will take up his new role immediately, and while "working closely with Vue CEO Tim Richards," the EMI chief aims to "facilitate the company's continued growth in the U.K. and Ireland," Vue said Thursday.

Nicoli has been chairman of EMI Group since 1999, having joined the music giant's board in 1993 as nonexecutive director.

Nicoli's list of executive directorships includes his role as non-executive chair of the Tussauds Group and a previous stint as non-exec chair of music retail giant HMV Group.