Music agency West One Music Group has expanded into Australia and New Zealand with the opening of a dedicated Sydney-based office.
As part of the expansion, West One Music has appointed Dan Moonie to head up its Australian operation as Senior Music Licensing Consultant who will report directly to Edwin Cox, Global CEO of West One Music Group.
Moonie will also be supported by Emily Oliver, who has been hired as Music and Licensing Consultant.
Prior to joining West One Music, Moonie worked at Extreme Music (Sony ATV) as Senior Creative Sync Associate where he was responsible for pitching and negotiating music campaigns with some of the biggest and best advertising companies and networks.
The opening of West One Music’s Sydney office brings the company’s total number of international operations to 12, with offices in Dublin, London, Los Angeles, New York, Munich, Paris, Warsaw, Hong Kong, Thailand, Sweden, and South America.
West One Music are also direct members of 56 collecting societies around the globe.
Some recent local programming featuring West One’s music include A Current Affair, Bondi Rescue, Crime Investigation Australia, Destination Flavour, and Gogglebox.
“West One Music is built on a very simple principle: connecting our clients to the brightest talent to create the best music for their media.”
Edwin Cox, West One Music
Cox said: “West One Music is built on a very simple principle: connecting our clients to the brightest talent to create the best music for their media.
“Staying committed to that is what has helped us find success in markets around the world, and I’m confident that will be true of Australia and New Zealand as well.
“I’m very glad to have Dan and Emily join our team and I look forward to working with them both.”
“West One Music has earned a sterling reputation as one of the top production music houses in the world.”
Moonie added: “West One Music has earned a sterling reputation as one of the top production music houses in the world.
“With the incredible talent roster and the amazing global management team that we have here under Edwin’s leadership, it’s easy to feel very confident about what we can accomplish in Australia and New Zealand.”
In November West One Music Group announced the expansion of its senior management team in the US and the opening of a custom music division in Los Angeles.Music Business Worldwide