Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) has elevated Brandon Bakshi to executive director, writer/publisher relations, Europe and Asia.

Bakshi, who directs the activities of BMI's London office, continues to take duties for liaising with the performing right organization's songwriters, composers and music publishers in Europe, Asia, and Jamaica, and helms BMI's programs and events in those regions.

A 14-year stalwart, Bakshi has served as senior executive, writer/publisher relations since 2004.

During his tenure, he has been responsible for the signing of songwriters and composers such as Amy Winehouse, Daft Punk, KT Tunstall, Amanda Ghost, A.R. Rahman, Paul Oakenfold and Don Corleon.

In his new role, Bakshi reports to BMI's senior VP, writer/publisher relations Phil Graham.