A number of new hires and staff promotions have been announced at Sentric Music Group, with Simon Pursehouse (pictured left) promoted from Director of Music Services to Global Director of Music Services.
In his new role, Pursehouse will focus on generating creative opportunities for Sentric’s network of writers – both traditionally signed and across their sub-publishing and 28-day userbase – whilst also committing more time to his executive-level duties as part of the senior management at Sentric – including business development and client servicing.
In addition, Sentric’s Head of Product Partnership & RightsApp, Sabine Douglas (pictured right) has been promoted to Head of Business Operations.
Her new responsibilities include working across all divisions to implement new workflows and business processes aligned with Sentric’s commercial vision, developing strategic objectives across the business, and integrating new opportunities.
She will continue to manage RightsApp and Sentric’s development team.
New hires at the company include Ashley Smith, who joins as Finance Manager, while Luke Montague joins as Royalty Manager to head-up the royalty team.
Montague comes to Sentric from Warp, having had previous roles at Downtown Music Publishing.
Sentric’s Finance Director Stuart Chandler has also been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors.
Elsewhere, the company’s Head of Rights Management, Phil Rose, has been appointed to the Board of the Music Publishers Association.
Based in Liverpool and with offices in London, Hamburg, New York and Los Angeles, Sentric offers direct royalty collection with over 120 global territories and represents more than a million works.
“These latest staff promotions and additions will bolster our growth and ensure our clients continue to receive excellent creative and business support across the board.”
Chris Meehan, Sentric Music Group
Sentric Music Group CEO Chris Meehan said: “Sentric has undergone a period of rapid expansion both in terms of our global footprint and the size and depth of our music catalog.
“Our tech team alone has increased by 200% in the last 12 months. These latest staff promotions and additions will bolster our growth and ensure our clients continue to receive excellent creative and business support across the board.”
“2018 saw Sentric ink major strategic deals with respected brands IQ Music, Black Rock Publishing and Riptide Music Group, as well as launching its white label publishing platform RightsApp to establish Sentric Music Group.
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