ASCAP Appoints Paul Rourke As EVP/CFO
February 4, 2016 at 7:29 AM (PT)
The AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS (ASCAP) has appointed PAUL ROURKE as EVP/CFO, reporting to CEO ELIZABETH MATTHEWS. Having previously held senior positions overseeing financial operations at various entertainment companies, ROURKE most recently spent time at VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS as EVP/CFO, Finance and Technology from 2011 to 2015. Previously he worked at MTVN as SVP/Corporate Finance, and before that at CBS RADIO as SVP/Treasury Operations.
"ASCAP is in the midst of a major transformation into a new and modernized era in performing rights including the ability to provide our members and our licensing partners first-in-class services on a global basis. PAUL has vast experience working in international markets around the world, setting up and developing growth in the media, technology and entertainment sectors," said MATTHEWS. "His global financial experience and ability to deliver excellent results on strategic initiatives will prove invaluable to ASCAP's execution of our multi-year strategy. We look forward to having his expertise as part of ASCAP's new executive management team."