SiriusXM Names Future Of Music Coalition's Casey Rae Dir./Music Licensing
May 19, 2016 at 11:51 AM (PT)
FUTURE OF MUSIC COALTION CEO and music rights advocate CASEY RAE has gone over to the other side, joining SIRIUSXM as Dir./Music Licensing, MUSICBUSINESSWORLDWIDE.COM reports .RAE starts there JUNE 6th.
Said RAE in a statement: “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve for a decade at FMC. The organization is shaped and sustained by our community, as I have been. I thank you.”
Board of Directors Pres. DICK HUEY will serve as interim CEO during the transition, assisted by fellow directors KEN UMEZAKI and VICKI NAUMAN.
The FMC's mission is to support “a musical ecosystem where artists flourish and are compensated fairly and transparently for their work.” RAE has been an advocate of fair pay for artists in the digital age during his work with the non-profit organisation.
RAE follows FRANCIS KEELING, who moved this week from UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP to SPOTIFY as VP/Global Head Of Licensing (NET NEWS 5/17).