Ted Cockle is President of Virgin EMI, the UK’s number one label over the past six years. Ted was previously Co-President of Island Records where he was involved with the successes of Amy Winehouse, Florence + The Machine, Ben Howard and Mumford & Sons. In 2013 he took over running Virgin EMI. The label looks after Emeli Sande, Bastille, Queen, Elton John, Krept + Konan, Mostack and Jonas Blue as well as US artists such as Shawn Mendes, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. Ted has also overseen the recent launch and platinum success of Scottish artist Lewis Capaldi.