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Quotes of the Week — Week 21, 2022

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“This is a very exciting time for the music industry in the UAE and the MoU is an important next step to ensuring its future growth. We are looking forward to working closely with the Ministry of Economy in a number of areas to support the development of the industry in a way that is sustainable for the long term. Our priority is to develop an official music licensing company that will license the use of recordings for broadcast and public performance under UAE law.”

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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Markus Holzherr named Chief Business Officer at Warner Music Central Europe

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Markus Holzherr has been appointed as the Chief Business Officer of Warner Music Central Europe. Based in Hamburg, he reports to Doreen Schimk and Fabian Drebes, Co-Presidents of Warner Music Central Europe.

In his new role, Holzherr will be responsible for the Finance, New Business, Research & Analytics and Legal departments. WMG said the newly created position of Chief Business Officer "underlines the vision of the WM Central Europe team to think strategically and holistically about a...

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Utopia Music reorganises and bids farewell to current CEO Markku Mäkeläinen

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Utopia Music has announced a raft of leadership changes — including the departure of CEO Markku Mäkeläinen — amid a reorganisation that will see the Swiss-based music company split into two entities, Music Services and Royalty Platform

The company said the new structure is "aimed at refocusing on its core," in order to "drive sustainable growth and deliver ‘Fair Pay for Every Play’."

Utopia's Markku Mäkeläinen

"The new management team — all promoted from within the company — will lever...

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Rob Gross joins marketing agency The Syndicate as SVP, Label Services

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Entertainment marketing agency The Syndicate has hired music industry veteran Rob Gross as SVP, Label Services. Based in Los Angeles, Gross reports to Jon Landman, Partner and CEO of The Syndicate, and to the other partners — Tracey Zucatti, Chris Elles and Graham Rothenberg.

In the newly created role, Gross will offer "full-scale project management for album releases and sales for all pillars of the company’s services in radio, marketing, and PR." As part of the agreement, Gross Rob will be...

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