BMG Manufacturing Music has named Dan Pounder (pictured at proper) to co-head alongside EVP and international managing director John Clifford. Pounder will head finance, operations and methods for the Berlin-based firm which makes a speciality of pre-cleared and customized manufacturing music providers servicing content material creators throughout broadcast, movies, trailers, video games and promoting. 

A separate unit inside BMG, BMGPM operates in seven nations BMG Manufacturing Music is the fourth largest international participant in Manufacturing Music with revenues rising 36% in 2019 and EBITDA growing greater than 40% in the identical interval, in line with the corporate.

A 15-year veteran of Sony/ATV Music Publishing’s Excessive Music, Pounder most lately served as EVP in addition to CFO of Bleeding Fingers Music, the customized music three way partnership between Sony/ATV and Hans Zimmer. He had oversight of all of Excessive’s worldwide industrial presence. He has chaired the PRS/MCPS Manufacturing Music Advisory Group and served as a member of the PRS Licensing Committee. 

Pounder will collectively report back to BMG COO Ben Katovsky and John Clifford, whereas Clifford continues to report back to BMG CFO Maximilian Dressendoerfer.


At Harmony, Sean Patrick Flahaven (pictured at left) has been promoted to chief theatricals govt. He was beforehand president of Harmony Theatricals, which was fashioned in Dec. 2018, a place that will probably be stuffed by Invoice Gaden, who’s promoted from president, North America of Harmony Music Publishing to president, Worldwide of Harmony Theatricals.

Gaden had beforehand served 12 years in senior govt roles at Rodgers & Hammerstein and Imagem, which was acquired by Harmony in 2017.

Flahaven is a producer of Tony- and Grammy-winning exhibits and albums with 25 years expertise as a licensing govt, music writer, document and present producer, conductor/arranger and composer/playwright.

Gaden will report back to Flahaven and Flahaven will report back to Harmony CEO Scott Pascucci.

Further promotions at Harmony embody Victoria Traube to EVP of authorized and enterprise affairs; Michelle Yaroshko to SVP {of professional} licensing, North America; and Imogen Lloyd Webber to SVP of selling and communications.

Harmony Theatricals is residence to work by Irving Berlin, Agatha Christie, George & Ira Gershwin, Marvin Hamlisch, Lorraine Hansberry, Kander & Ebb, Ken Ludwig, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dominique Morisseau, Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Thornton Wilderm August Wilson and The Andrew Lloyd Webber Assortment, amongst others.