David Renzer Named Chairman At Spirit Music Group
January 21, 2014 at 6:01 AM (PT)
SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP has appointed DAVID RENZER as Chairman. RENZER was previously Chairman/CEO of UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP (UMPG).
MARK FRIED will continue as Pres./CEO and RENZER will work closely with FRIED in growing the catalog, expanding A&R outreach, and developing and implementing the company's strategic objectives.
"SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP is one of the world's leading independent music publishing companies with an incredible catalog, strong global platform and well poised for future growth. Having started my career in the independent sector I believe now is an opportune time for the nimble, entrepreneurial independent. I'm excited to partner with MARK FRIED and the entire SPIRIT MUSIC staff and look forward to aggressively growing SPIRIT's global operations," stated RENZER.
In making the announcement, FRIED said, "SPIRIT has enjoyed unprecedented growth over the last few years, and we are excited to add someone with such a rich history of accomplishment and vision as DAVID's to help us continue to re-define music publishing for the new millennium."