National Music Publishers’ Association Names New Board

At the  National Music Publishers’ Association annual meeting last night at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square, New York City, the organization announced its new board of directors, including newly-elected Kobalt Music Group CEO Willard Ahdritz.

Other members returning to the board are: Sony/ATV Music Publishing chairman/CEO Martin Bandier; Carlin America president/CEO Caroline Beinstock; Helene Blue Musique president Helene Blue; Ten Ten Music Group co-president Barry Coburn; Major Bob owner and president Bob Doyle; MPL Communications executive Lee Eastman; Spirit Music president/CEO Mark Fried; Round Hill Music president Neil Gillis; and BMG Chrysalis president of creative and marketing Laurent Hubert. Also reappointed to the board, Universal Music Publishing Group chairman/CEO Zach Horowitz; Demi Music head Dean Kay; Levy Music head Leeds Levy; peermusic chair and CEO Ralph Peer II; Songs Music Publishing founder/CEO Matt Pincus; Richmond Organization VP of of industry affairs Irwin Z. Robinson; Warner/Chappel Music chairman/ceo Cameron Strang; and Imagem Music president U.S. Richard Stumpf.