May 28, 2020, Toronto: The Music Canada Board of Directors and Graham Henderson, President and Ceo, revealed this afternoon Graham will be stepping down after serving more than 15 years.
“I have actually been offered the excellent honour and opportunity of serving the members of Music Canada and the larger music neighborhood for 15 thrilling and fulfilling years. And throughout this whole time I have had the unalloyed happiness of dealing with the most exceptionally devoted, efficient group of music enthusiasts on the planet: my personnel!” Mr. Henderson stated. “I have definitely every self-confidence that the personnel, the Board and everybody at Sony, Universal and Warner will move forward from strength to strength. I hope that my experience and insight might be of some worth down the roadway.”
On behalf of the Board, Chairperson Jennifer M. Sloan stated, “We thank Graham for assisting Music Canada through a duration of sensational development and shift, including his dogged domestic and global promoting of copyright reform and defense. Graham has actually led Music Canada’s change, reinforcing our executive group and establishing a clear tactical course forward as the relied on voice of the music market in Canada and an acknowledged international partner.”
Graham included, “When it comes to me? Well, my enthusiasm for the cause will never ever ease off. In the meantime, I have among the very best darn poetry sites on the planet and you are all welcome to join me as I check out the life and times of the advanced author, Percy Bysshe Shelley! He shows my state of mind best in these lines: “The world’s excellent age starts once again, The golden years return, The earth doth like a snake restore…A brighter Hellas raises its mountains…Another Athens will develop.”
Graham will continue to function as CEO up until June 17, 2020. The Board wants to thank Graham for all his years of devoted service to the company and to the advocacy work it does.
The Board will start a search to determine a brand-new CEO and has actually designated Jackie Dean, Chief Operating Officer, and Patrick Rogers, Vice President Corporate Affairs, to function as interim co-Chief Executive Officers, efficient June 18, 2020.
About Music Canada
Music Canada is a non-profit trade company that represents the significant record business in Canada: Sony Music Home Entertainment Canada, Universal Music Canada and Warner Music Canada. Music Canada likewise deals with a few of the leading independent record labels and suppliers, tape-recording studios, live music places, show promoters, supervisors and artists in the promo and advancement of the music cluster.