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Sony/ATV Promotes Peter Brodsky to General Counsel, EVP Business Affairs

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Peter Brodsky to general counsel to compliment his longtime role as executive vp, business affairs at the Sony Music company.

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Peter Brodsky to general counsel to complement his longtime role as executive vp, business affairs. In the expanded role, Brodsky will oversee the company’s global business strategy and all legal matters, as well as major catalog acquisitions and North American digital strategies.

Brodsky has been Sony/ATV’s evp of business affairs since 2007. In that time, Brodsky has worked on numerous U.S. legislative efforts, including copyright reform and the passage of the Music Modernization Act of 2018. He is a member of the board of directors for the Mechanical Licensing Collective, or MLC, which the MMA established.

Brodsky is based in the company’s New York office and reports directly to Sony/ATV chairman and CEO, Jon Platt.

“Peter is a key member of Sony/ATV’s leadership team, and his invaluable counsel is integral to our success,” said Platt. “His guidance on strategic business opportunities is of great benefit to our global teams and, most importantly, to our songwriters. An expert in copyright reform, Peter has been an influential advocate for the songwriting community, and I am confident he will continue to move the needle as our new General Counsel.”

Added Brodsky, “I am thrilled to continue working with Jon and the entire team at Sony/ATV as we build a new chapter for this great company. It is truly an honor to represent our unparalleled songwriters and the world’s greatest collection of songs.”

Before joining Sony/ATV, Brodsky worked at BMG Music Publishing, where he led BMG’s business and legal affairs department. He began his career at the law firm of White & Case in New York.