Bicycle Music Company Ups Jake Wisely To CEO
February 23, 2015 at 12:13 PM (PT)
JAKE WISELY has been upped to CEO for indie publisher THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY. Formerly co-President, WISELY will now oversee all music publishing, licensing and rights management for the music publisher and sister company CONCORD MUSIC GROUP, reporting to group CEO SCOTT PASCUCCI.
The combined BICYCLE/CONCORD portfolio includes more than 9,000 active albums and over 60,000 compositions from PAUL McCARTNEY, JOHN COLTRANE, CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL, RAY CHALRES, ROBERT JOHNSON, PETE SEGER, MARVIN HAMLISCH, THELONIOUS MONK, MILES DAVIS, ISAAC HAYES, NINE INCH NAILS, OTIS REDDING, LITTLE RICHARD and BILLIE HOLIDAY, among many others.
“I’m so proud of what we’ve built at BICYCLE over the past decade and grateful to my partners and our board for the opportunity to lead this dynamic company into the future,” said WISELY. “To be entrusted with this great catalog is an honor.”
"JAKE has been an integral member of the management team responsible for building THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY to its current leadership role in the industry,” stated PASCUCCI. “With his added responsibilities overseeing rights management and licensing for both BICYCLE and CONCORD MUSIC, he will be able to make even greater contributions on behalf of our writers, artists and label partners.”