Moses Martiny promoted to SVP, Global Digital Commercial Strategy at Sony Music Publishing

Moses Martiny has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Digital Commercial Strategy, at Sony Music Publishing (SMP).

In this position, Martiny will develop and coordinate SMP’s commercial strategies across its global digital business, as well as lead negotiations with key global DSP and online platform partners.

He will also liaise with SMP’s global digital team to grow and diversify songwriter revenue from both established and emerging digital platforms.

Based in the company’s UK office, he reports to Antony Bebawi, President, Global Digital, since December 2020.

Martiny has led multi-territory negotiations with major digital services, says SMP, including with Spotify, Apple, Google/YouTube, Amazon, Deezer and SoundCloud, covering Europe, MENA and India.

He also played an “integral” role in closing digital licensing deals, enabling SMP’s songwriters to earn royalties from Facebook and Instagram, TikTok and YouTube Shorts, says SMP.

Prior to joining Sony Music Publishing, Martiny held various strategy and business development positions throughout the industry, including roles at EMI Records and PRS for Music.

“I am honoured to have this opportunity.”

Moses Martiny

Moses Martiny, said: “I am honoured to have this opportunity to further advance our global digital strategy alongside our incredible team and to help grow income for SMP songwriters in this evolving market.

“I look forward to working with existing and new digital partners to enable innovation and create new financial opportunities for songwriters.”

“Moses has consistently demonstrated the value that he brings to Sony Music Publishing.”

Antony Bebawi, Sony Music Publishing

Antony Bebawi, added: “Moses has consistently demonstrated the value that he brings to Sony Music Publishing and its songwriters through his important contributions to our digital licensing strategy and the negotiation of key U.K. and international deals.

“I am really excited that he taking on this expanded role, and I look forward to working together as we continue to drive growth for SMP’s songwriters.”Music Business Worldwide

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