MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Career Announcements (more headlines) 01-25-2014

Veteran Music Executive David Renzer Named Chairman At Spirit Music Group

Bookmark and Share

Spirit Music Group announced today the appointment of David Renzer to the position of Chairman. Renzer was previously Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).

In the newly created position, Renzer will serve as an active chairman and play key roles in all areas of the thriving independent publisher. He will work closely with the company's financial partners, strengthen the company's global platform, and oversee the development of new media initiatives. Mark Fried will continue as President/ CEO and Renzer will work closely with Fried in growing the catalog, expanding A&R outreach, and developing and implementing the company's strategic objectives.

"Spirit Music Group is one of the world's leading independent music publishing companies with an incredible catalog, strong global platform and well poised for future growth. Having started my career in the independent sector I believe now is an opportune time for the nimble, entrepreneurial independent. I'm excited to partner with Mark Fried and the entire Spirit Music staff and look forward to aggressively growing Spirit's global operations," stated Renzer.

In making the announcement, Fried said, "Spirit has enjoyed unprecedented growth over the last few years, and we are excited to add someone with such a rich history of accomplishment and vision as David's to help us continue to re-define music publishing for the new millennium."

In 15 years at UMPG, Renzer helped transform the publisher into a global powerhouse, overseeing activities in 57 offices located in 47 countries. He shepherded the company through a period of unprecedented growth which saw the acquisitions of such legendary catalogues as Zomba, Polygram, Rondor and BMG Music.

During Renzer's tenure, major signings and renewals included the catalogues of Elton John/Bernie Taupin, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake, U2, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber, Dave Grohl, Elvis Costello, Bon Jovi, 50 Cent, and Danny Elfman, among others. In addition, during Renzer's tenure the company was responsible for deals with Holland Dozier Holland and the Henry Mancini catalogs, Film/TV administrations deals with Warner Bros. Pictures/Warner Bros. Television, Dream Works, HBO, and others.

Renzer most recently worked at Saban, as President of Music Ventures. He began his career at Zomba Music Publishing, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Zomba was named ASCAP's R&B Publisher of the Year and Pop Publisher of the Year under his regime.

Renzer will be based out of both Spirit's New York and Los Angeles offices.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Darrell Cole's "Swahili" Fights Negative African Stereotypes

The Inspiration Behind The Versions Of "Santa Baby" Remakes... Hint, Never Marilyn Monroe!

China Arts Foundation International 2015 New Year's Concert

EVENTIDE UPDATES TIMEFACTOR WITH NEW LOOPER

The New Black 7 Release "God Willin' And The Creek Don't Rise" EP

Indie Act Automatik Eden Garner Rave Reviews For Both EP And Video With Their New Release "Gold To Straw"

Luna Sopor Releases Second Album - Cobalt - Rock

EVENTIDE ANNOUNCES H9 MAX



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Ole Receives Indie Publisher Of The Year Award From AIMP
» EVENTIDE UPDATES TIMEFACTOR WITH NEW LOOPER
» [PIAS] Agrees Deal With Ipecac Recordings
» Award-Winning Documentary Film Featuring Top Drum And Bugle Corps Presents Unique Fundraising Opportunity
» Discover Underground Music On Skunk Radio Live
» ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento Announces Retirement
» Digital Musical Holiday Cards Are All The Rage, And Live365 Has The Solution
» China Arts Foundation International 2015 New Year's Concert
» MATCHSTICKMEN STAND UP TO BULLYING WITH CHARITY SINGLE
» John Fogerty Statement About Current Lawsuit


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Is Nashville's New "It" City Status Threatening Its Musical Roots?
» The Connect Sessions: An Extravaganza Presented By SPIN And Powered By Microsoft
» BMG Signs Worldwide Rights Management Deal With Chinese Music Company Giant Jump
» CMA Gives Snapshot Into Music Discovery Behavior
» How To Manage Your Talent: FIVE Realistic Tips For Success
» Executive Wach: Villanova University School Of Law, Mozart's Estates Theatre, Universal Music Publishing Group, Music Group, HighVolMusic, New West Records
» PRS Guitars Amps Up 30 Years Of Manufacturing
» Spotify Overtakes ITunes In Europe For Kobalt
» Incisors Break Through The Dawn With Their Debut Album On Nov. 28
» The First Chinese Rock Exhibition Launched In Beijing
» CIAM Congress Meets In Nashville To Discuss Music Copyright In The Digital Age
» The Modern Musical Magi Of Beijing

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.