SoundExchange Names Julia Massimino VP/Global Public Policy
July 17, 2013 at 6:54 AM (PT)
SOUNDEXCHANGE has hired JULIA MASSIMINO as SoundExchange Names Julia Massimino VP/Global Public Policy. MASSIMINO has extensive experience on CAPITOL HILL, where she most recently spent more than 12 years working for Rep. HOWARD BERMAN (D-CA), the former chairman of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet.
"I'm extremely pleased to have JULIA MASSIMINO join us as our first-ever VP/Global Public Policy. JULIA has a very accomplished record, combining both an ability to master the substance of difficult issues and the skillset to work with diverse constituencies to reach a common goal," said SOUNDEXCHANGE Pres./CEO MICHAEL HUPPE. "Her experience will undoubtedly amplify SOUNDEXCHANGE's presence on CAPITOL HILL on behalf of the recording artists and record labels we serve."
"I am thrilled to be joining SOUNDEXCHANGE, an organization that shares my strong belief that artists and rights holders should be properly compensated for the use of their work," said MASSIMINO. "I look forward to seizing opportunities to uphold the rights of the creative community while working with U.S. policy makers to promote the long-term value of music, digital performance rights and global copyright policy."