PRS for Music has announced that former Sony exec Robert Ashcroft is its new CEO, and will take over from acting boss Jeremy Fabinyi on 25 January. Ashcroft headed Sony’s network services division in Europe, and its mobile products arm in the US. He has also worked at Walt Disney, Convergys Corporation, and most recently digital media investment consultancy Hudson Morris Associates. PRS for Music is hoping he’ll be able to negotiate the changing music industry waters, including the various opportunities and challenges presented by digital. Source: Press Release
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