Common Music Publishing Group (UMPG), Common Music Grouphas appointed Shirin Foroutan as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Common Music Publishing Europe, efficient instantly.
Primarily based in London, she experiences to Marc Cimino, Chief Working Officer of UMPG.
Foroutan succeeds Simon Baker, who served as Managing Director of European Operations since 2018 and can proceed with the corporate as a senior govt.
In his new position, Foroutan will work intently with the corporate’s European Normal Managers and C-suite administration in Santa Monica.
Previous to becoming a member of UMPG, Foroutan served as Vice President, Artistic, at BMI the place she led the group’s inventive efforts throughout Europe, together with acquisition and retention methods, with a deal with rising BMI’s market share throughout all genres of music.
Foroutan was additionally liable for managing relationships with songwriters, composers, music publishers and key trade contacts.
Throughout his tenure, Foroutan signed and/or renewed abilities equivalent to Rina Sawayama, Griff, Johnny Marr, Arlo Parks, Labrinth, the 1975, Ellie Goulding, Inflo, Beabadobee, Jessica Agombar, Tems, Kamille, P2J, Maisie Peters and MTHR.
Described by UMPG as “a champion of songwriters and artists”, Foroutan’s profession spans music publishing, recorded music, artist-writer relations and a college training in worldwide legislation.
Previous to BMI, Foroutan was Chief Working Officer for MPC Movie, a division of Technicolor, the place she was liable for over 2,000 artists from London, Bangalore, Vancouver and Montreal.
She additionally served as International Managing Director at Mute Group of Corporations, the place she led groups within the recording, music publishing and artist administration divisions in London, New York and Berlin.
As well as, Foroutan held authorized positions on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Video games, Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Video games and nation stay World Tour.
“Now we have little doubt that she is going to carry monumental worth and vitality in our efforts to make sure that our songwriters are handled with the very best care on the planet.”
Marc Cimino, UMPG
In making the announcement, Cimino stated, “We’re thrilled to have Shirin be a part of the UMPG household as she takes on this position essential to the success of our enterprise.
“From the second we met Shirin, we knew she would match completely into our distinctive tradition. Now we have little doubt that she is going to carry super worth and vitality to our efforts to make sure our songwriters are handled with the very best care on the planet.
“I am extremely proud to hitch Common Music Publishing, a workforce identified within the trade as best-in-class, globally-minded, and of the very best integrity.”
Foroutan added, “I’m extremely proud to hitch Common Music Publishing, a workforce identified within the trade as being best-in-class, globally centered, and of the very best integrity.
“UMP Europe has racked up spectacular success for its songwriters and enterprise operations over the previous few years. For our subsequent chapter, I’m satisfied that UMP Europe can attain even larger heights by specializing in modern, collaborative and relationship-oriented methods.
“I’m grateful to Jody Gerson, Marc Cimino and JW Beekman for this chance, and I sit up for working with our European medical doctors and their groups to offer invaluable providers to the creators and companions of UMPG.”The music trade all over the world