Music Export Denmark Appoints Projects Exec

Kristian Riis has been named head of projects for Music Export Denmark. The umbrella body consists of IFPI Denmark; the Danish Rock Council (ROSA); public broadcaster Danish Broadcasting Corp.; the Ro

Kristian Riis has been named head of projects for Music Export Denmark. The umbrella body consists of IFPI Denmark; the Danish Rock Council (ROSA); public broadcaster Danish Broadcasting Corp.; the Roskilde Festival and indie label organization DUP.

With effect from March 1, Riis will be responsible for co-ordinating and developing Danish export efforts, with a focus on rock and pop; he will report to the MXD board.

For the past two years, Riis has been a project co-ordinator at ROSA. Before that, he was in charge of the rock council's Skand-all project for promoting Danish music in Germany. Riis is also guitarist for hot Danish band Nephew.
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