SONY MUSIC PUBLISHING UK has promoted ANDREW SPENCE to Normal Counsel the place he’ll oversee enterprise and authorized affairs methods and initiatives on behalf of SMP UK and its roster, in addition to present steerage and counsel on its authorized and operational issues. Spence will stay primarily based in LONDON and proceed to report back to Pres./Co-Managing Dir., UK, & SVP/Worldwide DAVID VENTURA and UK Co-Managing Dir. Tim Main.
SPENCE joined the corporate in 2014 as a Enterprise Affairs Mgr., rapidly progressing to Sr. Enterprise Affairs Mgr. and Sr. Enterprise and Business Affairs Mgr. thereafter. In 2019 he grew to become Head/Authorized and Enterprise Affairs. Previous to becoming a member of SMP UK SPENCE spent a number of years in personal follow as a music lawyer with a concentrate on artist work. He started his music business profession as a drummer and musician.
SPENCE stated, “Placing songwriters first is one thing really on the coronary heart of all we do and I’m grateful I get to play a component in that. I’m additionally delighted to proceed my journey at SONY MUSIC PUBLISHING and be surrounded by so many proficient individuals; from my colleagues to the superb writers and catalogues we characterize.”
MAJOR added, “It has been a pleasure to observe ANDREW proceed to develop as an government over the previous few years. This position is a pure development, positioning him as much more concerned within the enterprise and senior administration construction. This, alongside ANDREW’s calm, straight ahead strategy, completely equips him to assist SMP and our songwriters tackle the brand new challenges dealing with the publishing business.”