New York-based Audio Network, which specializes in music for film, television and commercials announced the promotion of Ian Ginsberg to the role of vice president, sales. The company has also made a number of key appointments to its U.S. sales team and copyright department. This recruitment drive coincides with the continued growth of its music catalog with a spotlight on American music, including a series of collections specifically produced for the U.S. market.
Ginsberg joined Audio Network in 2011 and has a wealth of music industry experience having worked across major labels at Columbia and Epic Records (both part of Sony Music) and as an artist manager. Having previously held the position of head of U.S. sales, his new role covers all sectors including broadcast, commercials, film and corporate.
The company also announced the appointments of Moira McCarthy and Tristan Efremenko as managers of music licensing. They will focus on the advertising and corporate sectors. In addition, Michael Matosic will join the New York team in the role of U.S. copyright manager. Having qualified in finance and music, he previously worked at Deloitte in Boston and at a New York music publishing house. Matosic will take responsibility for music licensing for the territories of U.S. and Canada.
“We are pleased to welcome these talented and driven individuals to Audio Network, as we continue to extend our reach in the multi-faceted U.S. market,” said company managing directorJuliette Squair.
At NAB 2014, (Stand SL9327), the company will be offering visitors a chance to win a tour of the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London. Audio Network will also be hosting a drinks reception on April 8 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. where attendees will have the chance to enter a prize draw for a Fender guitar.