Music Biz Names Signore Treasurer, Names Pandora, Spotify Reps To Board
October 11, 2016 at 11:48 AM (PT)
The MUSIC BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (MUSIC BIZ) has elected two new representatives to fill vacancies on its Board of Directors and promoted WEA Pres. MATT SIGNORE to fill the Exec. Committee seat of former treasurer JOHN TRICKETT, who passed away in AUGUST.
PANDORA VP Global Content Licensing ELIZABETH MOODY and SPOTIFY Head Of Label Relations ROB HARVEY will join the Board, with MOODY becoming PANDORA’s first MUSIC BIZ representative.
“ELIZABETH and ROB are two great music biz minds who have achieved massive success in many different corners of the industry, while MATT has been a key asset to the MUSIC BIZ Board since joining in OCTOBER 2013," MUSIC BIZ Pres. JAMES DONIO said. "We are thrilled to have all of them on our Board of Directors and look forward to working together to continue moving the entire music industry forward.”
Commented MOODY: “I’m thrilled to be PANDORA’s first representative on the MUSIC BIZ Board and am looking forward to sharing our unique perspective with my fellow Board members. With digital music services now a key component in the overall music industry equation, it is crucial that we make the right decisions now to build the online infrastructure necessary for sustained growth. I can’t wait to bring my years of expertise to bear on behalf of the entire music business.”
“The role streaming services play in the promotion, marketing, and development of an artist is vital to the future of the music business," ROB HARVEY said. "I am thrilled to bring my experience breaking and developing artists to the MUSIC BIZ Board. Honored to assist in charting the right course moving forward.”
“I’m honored to have been chosen to serve as MUSIC BIZ treasurer," SIGNORE said. "The organization has continued to evolve to reflect the changes in the music marketplace, and I’m looking forward to working with JIM and his team to ensure we’re in a solid financial position for the future.”
On JANUARY 1st, 2017, SIGNORE will become the COO of WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE.