Alex Black has been promoted to managing director of Imagem Production Library Music for the UK and Europe.
He makes the move from general manager of Imagem Production Library Music in the UK.
Black, has been running Cavendish, Abaco and Strip Sounds, Imagem’s production library catalogues in the UK since 2008. He joined Boosey & Hawkes (now a division of the Imagem Music Group) in 2006, after being an independent producer, and running his own music PR company, Rocketscience Media.
Black, who began as a sound engineer at Sarm, Trevor Horn’s studio, has helped build Imagem’s production library into one of the world’s leading independent catalogues, which now represents over 130,000 tracks and makes 50 albums a year.
John Minch, chief executive of Imagem UK said: “This recognition is long overdue for Alex. Alongside managing Imagem’s Media catalogues which include the BBC News and Strictly Come Dancing themes, he was part of the team that helped to acquire and bed in the 5 Alarm acquisition in the US, helped to launch the Imagem libraries in the Netherlands, and has helped us move our libraries into the digital age of hard drives and search engines.
“In the UK, it’s one of our fastest growing businesses and that is due, entirely, to Alex and his team.”
Imagem Music Group is a leading global independent music publishing company with specialism in classical music, Broadway, and pop/rock.