Spirit Music Group has promoted Jon Singer to Worldwide Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer.
Singer will continue to oversee the company’s global finance operations, analyze and negotiate new deals, source and structure strategic partnerships and joint ventures and contribute to the company’s overall strategic planning and growth.
He will continue to be based out of Spirit’s global headquarters in New York City.
“As Spirit continues its aggressive growth, Jon has functioned as a true partner and played a key role in not only overseeing our day to day operations, but also in helping us identify and close important deals contributing to our rapid expansion,” said David Renzer, Chairman, Spirit Music Group.
“Jon’s extensive experience in finance – including his tenure at major labels Decca and Island Def Jam – along with the many strong relationships he’s built throughout his years in the industry are all helping to make a meaningful contribution to our team.”
“Jon has functioned as a true partner and played a key role in overseeing our day-to-day operations, but also in helping us identify and close important deals.”
David RenZer, Spirit Music Group
Jon Singer said: “The way I have seen this company grow in recent years has been incredible, and I am fortunate to be surrounded at Spirit Music Group by such a talented and dedicated team. It is truly a privilege to represent the many amazing song writers who have entrusted us with their valuable copyrights.
“I appreciate the support David and the Board have shown me throughout the years and I am eager to continue to build on the many strengths that make Spirit a premier global music publisher,”
Jon Singer joined Spirit Music Group in September 2011 as the company’s Worldwide CFO.
Prior to joining Spirit, Jon spent 15 years on the recording side of the music business, most recently as CFO for the Decca Label Group (a division of Universal Music).
While at Decca, Singer played an integral role diversifying the Company from being the largest Classical label in the world to an adult pop label having success with Sting, Elton John, Alison Krauss/Robert Plant and Celtic Thunder.
His experience also includes Director of Finance for Island Def Jam Music Group, where he played an integral role in the integration of the Island, Def Jam and Mercury record labels creating the Island Def Jam Music Group during their acquisition by Universal.Music Business Worldwide