Paul Williams Elected President Of ASCAP
April 16, 2009 at 2:51 PM (PT)
Songwriter PAUL WILLIAMS has been elected President and Chairman Of The Board of ASCAP. The announcement was made today (4/16) at the ASCAP Board Of Directors meeting in NASHVILLE.
WILLIAMS is replacing MARILYN BERGMAN, who announced last week that she was stepping down from her post (NET NEWS 4/9).
Songwriter JIMMY WEBB was elected Vice Chairman to replace WILLIAMS, who held that post for two years.
On the publisher side, the re-elected officers are: IRWIN ROBINSON of PARAMOUNT ALLEGRA MUSIC as Vice Chairman; KATHY SPANBERGER of peermusic as Secretary; and JAMES M. KENDRICK of SCHOTT MUSIC CORPORATION/EUROPEAN AMERICAN MUSIC CORPORATION as Treasurer.