Gillis moves to newly created role.

Concord Music Group has appointed Neil Gillis to the newly created position of east coast GM.

Gillis will focus on strategic partnerships and international licensing. He will also actively seek opportunities in advertising, film and television, working closely with Madison Avenue and New York based production companies.

For the past 16 years Gillis served at Warner Chappell Music, Inc., most previously as senior VP of creative music solutions. From 1984-1990, he worked for Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) as their head of international.

Gillis is a board member of the BMI Foundation, the New York Chapter of the Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP), a board member
of the Johnny Mercer Foundation, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Musicians Union Local 802.