Transgressive co-founder Tim Dellow named Chair of UK’s AIM

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UK trade body the Association of Independent Music (AIM) has made some changes to its structure under CEO Paul Pacifico.

Trangressive Records co-founder Tim Dellow (pictured) has been named Chairperson of the organization, having been elected by the AIM board.

In addition, a new Management Group has been appointed to help support Dellow and Pacifico in their respective roles.

The Management Group is comprised of the following:

  • Jane Third, Because Music
  • Hannah Overton, Secretly Group
  • Martin Mills, Beggars Group
  • Peter Quicke, Ninja Tune

Tim Dellow said: “I’m honoured to have been elected as the Chairperson of AIM. The Independent sector is flourishing, reflected in this incredibly dynamic board, which has great ambitions to develop talent and break artists in this exciting landscape.

“I am sure that AIM will continue to reflect the true voice of independent entrepreneurship, and help our diverse membership fight for ethical deals and approaches on behalf of the artists they represent.”

Beggars Groups’ Martin Mills said: “As an independent, it’s hard to imagine life without AIM. AIM is our community, our collective face, the entity through which we are all strong together.

“As an independent, it’s hard to imagine life without AIM.”

Martin Mills, Beggars

“AIM’s 18 years of existence have been years of dramatic change in the market, and it’s great to see how the organisation has grown in step with and ahead of the times.”

AIM CEO Paul Pacifico said: “It’s great to have the support of such a high calibre Chairperson and management group as we enter the next chapter of AIM.

“The management board will help us in addressing a number of challenges facing AIM and the independent community, with an initial focus being strengthening the support AIM provides regionally to members.”Music Business Worldwide

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