Executive Turntable: Promotions at Sony/ATV, New Hire at IFPI, New Role for Former MTV Exec Bill Roedy
A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including Universal Pictures, IFPI, Rightscorp, Fender and more.
-- Tanya Greig Perara joined Universal Pictures as senior vp business affairs, film music.
-- Sony/ATV Music Publishing promoted Janice Brock and David Ventura to the newly created positions of joint head of A&R, U.K.
-- Joe Brauner joined the Agency Group as vp and head of its U.S. performing arts center division, based in New York.
-- Former chairman and CEO of MTV Networks International Bill Roedy joined the board of directors of YouTube multi-channel network PopShack as a non-executive director.
-- Kameil Sattar joined Proper Music Distribution as head of digital. Sattar previously served as head of label relations at eMusic.com.
-- IFPI appointed Rob Hooijer as regional coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa.
-- Rightscorp named Cecil Bond Kyte, former CEO of Save the World Air, Inc., as their new CFO.
-- Fender Musical Instruments Corporation appointed Andrew ‘Andy’ P. Mooney as CEO.
-- Universal Music Publishing upped Markus Wenzel to the new role of president, Germany, and svp, Austria and Switzerland.
-- Insieme Music Publishing named Sharon Tapper head of publishing.
-- Royalty Network promoted Renato Olivari to vp and Daniel Abowd to director of copyright and new media.
-- Bruce Solar joined APA as executive vice president, arriving from the Agency Group, where he served as senior vice president.
-- The Recording Academy elected new national officers during a Spring Trustees meeting: producer/engineer/songwriter John Poppo was elected Chair of its Board of Trustees, A&R Executive Ruby Marchand was elected vice chair. Engineer Eric Schilling was elected for a second term as secretary/treasurer, and GRAMMY-nominated TV/video producer George J. Flanigen IV was re-elected Chair Emeritus.