Independent Music Publishers e-Licensing (IMPEL) has today announced its 2017 board director Eeection results.
Seven IMPEL members stood for four elected director vacancies on the IMPEL board. Following the vote John Minch (Imagem), Simon Platz (Bucks), Nigel Elderton (Peermusic), Chris Butler (Music Sales), John Truelove (Truelove Music) and Mike Box (Reservoir/Reverb) were all re-elected to the board.
Among those newly elected to the board are Roberto Neri (Downtown) and Peter Thomas (Carlin) with Maria Forte (Fintage) and Stuart Hornall (Hornall Brothers) standing down.
Earlier this year IMPEL announced that its distributions increased by 60% in last year. The organisation has now established itself as the largest collective of international music publishers, including Beggars Music, Imagem Music, ABKCO, New Songs Administration, The Music Sales Group, Sentric and Cooking Vinyl.
Between them, the group’s members represent a vast range of repertoire, comprising works from the likes of Elvis, The Rolling Stones, Drake, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson and many more.