Most recently ran Jody Williams Music.

Jody Williams has been appointed VP of writer/publisher relations for BMI in Nashville. The move marks a return to the performing rights organization for Williams, who began his career at BMI working in adminstration. He left the company, but rejoined in 1987, rising to assistant VP of writer/publisher relations, before leaving again in 1995. Most recently he ran Jody Williams Music, a collaboration with Sony Tree Music Publishing.

In his new role, Williams will oversee all writer/publisher relations activities in the Nashville office and will report to Phil Graham, senior VP or writer/ publisher relations.

He replaces BMI VP of writer/publisher relations Paul Corbin who unexpectedly announced his resignation, effective April 28.