In addition to the individual executives and companies in our International Power Players report, we have reserved this place of honor for those executives who lead essential industry organizations or associations.

Performing rights organizations (PROs) worldwide are, to a great degree, responsible for the financial health of the music industry through their payment of performance royalties to songwriters, composers and publishers, fulfilling the same role as ASCAP, BMI and SESAC, their counterparts in the United States.

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