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Songs Publishing promotes A&R head

By | Published on Wednesday 3 October 2012

Songs Publishing

American independent music publisher Songs Music Publishing – which counts the likes of Bright Eyes, Sleigh Bells and Diplo on its roster – has announced the promotion of Ron Perry, its Head Of A&R, to the role of President. The new job, which he will do in addition to his existing A&R role, will see Perry expand his responsibilities, heading up all new talent acquisition and song-plugging activities.

Songs CEO Matt Pincus, to whom Perry will report, told CMU: “Songs Music Publishing is well positioned to be the best full service, global music publishing company for current writers in the changing market. Ron’s unique combination of creative talent, business acumen, and top-notch management capabilities are unparalleled among executives of his generation. This enhanced role for Ron, who has built Songs with me since I started it, underscores the strength and uniqueness of the company. It’s a great day for Songs”.

Perry himself added: “I am thankful to Matt for this opportunity to expand my leadership role at Songs and to continue to work with him and our incredibly talented staff to further Songs Music Publishing’s role as the best destination in the industry for contemporary writers”.