Troy Tomlinson New CMA Board Of Directors President
February 16, 2012 at 9:14 AM (PT)
At the meeting of the COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS this week in PHOENIX, AZ Pres./CEO of SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING TROY TOMLINSON was named President of the Board and GAC Pres. ED HARDY was named President-Elect. The appointments begin immediately.
SCHMIDT RELATIONS Pres. JESSIE SCHMIDT remains Secretary/Treasurer for a second year.
"Given the ambitious vision of the CMA, I am honored to be serving alongside strong executives like GARY (OVERTON), ED, and JESSIE," TOMLINSON said. "The fact that we are all friends makes it even more exciting."
"I couldn't be more proud and deeply honored to be invited to serve as President-Elect of the CMA BOARD," HARDY added. "I've known and worked with GARY, TROY, and JESSIE either in business or on the CMA BOARD for the past six years and greatly respect them and look forward to serving with them in a leadership role. This is a very exciting time for the CMA and the Country music industry and it's great to be able have a role in taking it to the next level of success."