CEO, KHY Suomen Musiikki
Kari Hynninen is the owner, CEO and A&R of KHY Suomen Musiikki. He has worked at KHY Suomen Musiiki since 2005. Hynninen’s career also includes A&R tasks, e.g. at Universal Music and BMG Finland, and the role of A&R and CEO at Zen Garden. He has also worked at BMG Finland and Discophon.
Artists that Hynninen has discovered, signed and/or A&R:
Apocalyptica (first album), PMMP (first two albums), Antti Tuisku (5 albums, the latest of which En komentie, 2015), Egotrippi (Over 20 years of collaboration), Jukka Poika (rose to the top of his popularity with Suomen Musiikki publications), Pepe Willberg – Saimaa (Pepen first gold record) and e.g. the return of Katri Ylander.