FastTrack Re-sets Exec Hierarchy
June 29, 2009 at 5:30 PM (PT)
The FASTTRACK Board of Directors has named BMI Pres./CEO DEL BRYANT as its new Chairperson, succeeding outgoing Chair Prof. DR. JÜRGEN BECKER of the German Collecting Society GEMA. SABAM’s CHRISTOPHE DEPRETER, who will officially be named as Dir. General of the Belgian society on JULY 1st, was named Vice-Chair and succeeds SOCAN’s (CANADA) CEO ANDRÉ LEBEL.
"Over the past decade, FASTTRACK has built the entertainment industry’s most advanced global network for management of copyright data," BRYANT said. "I look forward to working with all the talented executives on the FASTTRACK Board of Directors to continue to develop and implement these cutting-edge digital tools,"
"All of us on the Board want to extend a special vote of thanks and heartfelt gratitude to Prof. Dr. JÜRGEN BECKER for his great dedication during his mandate," he continued. "His vision, passion and energy have made a huge contribution to FASTTRACK’s unique organization, which have benefited more than 80 CISAC member societies, as well as FASTTRACK’s 12 member societies.
"I am also especially pleased that CHRISTOPHE DEPRETER has been appointed as FASTTRACK’s Vice-Chair. His enthusiasm and diligence has made SABAM one of the leading societies in implementing FASTTRACK tools and products.”
"I am glad to have the opportunity to contribute modestly to the noble task DEL BRYANT is going to take up. FastTrack is an alliance that sets an example of what a united and efficient collective management society shall be," DEPRETER said.