ICMP, the world trade association representing the interests of the music publishing community internationally, has appointed UMPG’s Andrew Jenkins as its new Chair.
The appointment of British exec Jenkins – in his day job, Executive Vice President, International for Universal Music Publishing Group – follows elections to the board held during the ICMP Annual General Assembly in Cannes on 29 January. He will serve a two-year term starting with immediate effect.
Ger Hatton, ICMP secretary general said: “We are delighted to welcome Andrew as chair of our board of directors. His appointment will provide strong visibility and leadership for the 53 countries and territories around the world where ICMP has a presence through its membership and the some 10,000 music publishers, manly SME’s, that we represent globally. Andrew will bring both stature and energy to the role and we look forward to the expansion of ICMP under his chairmanship.”
The constituent members of ICMP are music publishers’ associations from Europe, Middle East, North and South America, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Included are the leading independent multinational and international companies and regional and national music publishers, mainly SMEs, throughout the world.
As the voice and point of reference of music publishers, and the community of composers and songwriters, ICMP’s mission is to increase copyright protection internationally, encourage a better environment for our business and act as an industry forum for consolidating global positions.Music Business Worldwide