Carol NG has been promoted to President, Asia, at Sony Music Publishing.
NG is based in the company’s Hong Kong office, and reports to President, International, Guy Henderson.
Sony Music Publishing says that NG’s leadership across its Asian territories has been “integral” to the company’s success.
Alongside managing a global network of teams, NG is responsible for leading creative strategy and roster development, cultivating relationships with industry partners and local collection societies, driving digital opportunities with companies in the Pan-Asian region and expanding the company’s presence in new markets.
NG will work with Sony Music Publishing’s local territories to “further strengthen its position throughout the Pan-Asian region,” says the company.
This will include working alongside Silence Hua, Managing Director, China & Director Greater China, to foster relationships with digital partners in China.
Hua’s relationships with digital platforms has helped further Sony Music Publishing in China.
NG will also continue working with Kenny Lee, Managing Director, Korea, who represents HYPE, JYP and Iconic Sounds.
NG joined EMI Music publishing in 1998 as Finance Manager, and was later promoted to Regional Finance & Administration Manager.
She held the position of CFO, Asia when she moved across to Sony Music Publishing during the acquisition of EMI Music Publishing in 2012.
She was later promoted and took up the new role as Regional Managing Director in 2014.
“We fight hard and support each other.”
Carol NG said, “I have been very blessed throughout these years working with my team.
“We fight hard and support each other; we share tears and laughter; we share visions and make it happen!
“I am also thankful to Guy who always supports and listens, and to Jon who always appreciates and encourages.”
“Asia has been a huge growth area for Sony Music Publishing for several years and Carol has been the driving force behind achieving this.”
Guy Henderson, Sony Music Publishing
Guy Henderson, President, International, added: “I am so pleased that Carol has been promoted to President, Asia.
“The Asian region is exciting, varied and with new income sources emerging all the time, often challenging. It takes a special executive to manage and grow all these facets of our business – Carol is that executive.
“Asia has been a huge growth area for Sony Music Publishing for several years and Carol has been the driving force behind achieving this.
“By leading her very talented team which she has also bolstered by adding new territories to her region, Carol has ensured Sony Music Publishing’s consistent position as the leading publisher in the region.”Music Business Worldwide