BMI Ups Michael Steinberg To SVP/Licensing
March 28, 2011 at 12:01 PM (PT)
BMI has promoted MICHAEL STEINBERG to SVP/Licensing. He will now be responsible for all domestic licensing revenues and operations involving radio, network and local television, cable networks and systems, satellite, pay-per-view, VOD and all General Licensing categories, including restaurants, hotels, taverns, fitness centers, background music, etc.
"MICHAEL has had a key role in developing our business and legal strategies," Pres./CEO DEL BRYANT said. "He is a diligent negotiator and a tenacious advocate for those who rely on BMI to protect their livelihoods. In these challenging times for copyright owners and businesses alike, Michael’s marketplace understanding and keen insight provide the guidance we need as the economy and the industry move toward stability. "
"Over the past 14 years, MICHAEL has had an important influence on BMI’s licensing strategy and operations," SVP/Repertoire & Licensing MIKE O’NEILL said. "He is that distinctive individual who cannot be pigeonholed into one discipline or job because he is expert at so many."