APRA and AMCOS Board Election Results

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018

APRA AMCOS held two annual general meetings in Sydney today, and has returned the incumbent directors to both boards.

Re-elected to the APRA board were Writers Chris Neal and Amanda Brown and Publishers Philip Walker and Ian James.

Jenny Morris and Ian James were named as Chair and Deputy Chair of the APRA Board.

On the AMCOS Board, Publishers Jaime Gough, Matthew Capper, Ian James and Peter Hebbes retained their positions.

Ian James and Marianna Annas were named as Chair and Deputy Chair of the AMCOS Board.

The APRA Board

1.     Jenny Morris OAM, Writer Director (Chair)

2.     Ian James, Mushroom Music (Deputy Chair) (re-elected)

3.     Bob Aird, Universal Music Publishing

4.     Marianna Annas, ABC Music Publishing

5.     Malcolm Black, NZ Writer Director

6.     Amanda Brown, Writer Director (re-elected)

7.     Matthew Capper, Warner/Chappell Music Australia

8.     Brendan Gallagher, Writer Director

9.     Chris Neal, Writer Director (re-elected)

10.   Damian Trotter, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

11.   Philip Walker, Origin Music Group (re-elected)

12.   Nigel Westlake, Writer Director

The AMCOS Board

1.     Ian James, Mushroom Music (Chair) (re-elected)

2.     Marianna Annas, ABC Music Publishing (Deputy Chair)

3.     Bob Aird, Universal Music Publishing

4.     Philip Burn, Hal Leonard

5.     Matthew Capper, Warner/Chappell Music Australia (re-elected)

6.     Jaime Gough, Native Tongue Music (re-elected)

7.     Peter Hebbes, Hebbes Music Group (re-elected)

8.     Clive Hodson, Perfect Pitch Publishing

9.     Steve McPherson, Hillsong Publishing

10.   Simon Moor, Kobalt Music Group

11.   Damian Trotter, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

12.   Philip Walker, Origin Music Group

APRA and AMCOS Board directors are elected by their respective memberships through a secure ballot. The process and results of the elections are audited and verified by APRA AMCOS’ independent auditors, KPMG.
    

APRA Australian Writer Election

Candidate

% of votes received

CHRIS NEAL

43.1%

AMANDA BROWN

23.4%

KRISTY LEE PETERS

12.7%

NERIDA TYSON-CHEW

11.6%

JAKE MASON

<10%

RACHEL PARKINSON

<10%



APRA Publisher Election

Candidate

% of votes received

PHILIP WALKER, ORIGIN MUSIC PUBLISHING PTY LTD

46.4%

IAN JAMES, MUSHROOM MUSIC PTY LTD

35.6%

JAIME GOUGH, NATIVE TONGUE MUSIC PUBLISHING

18.1%



AMCOS Election

Candidate

% of votes received

JAIME GOUGH, NATIVE TONGUE MUSIC PUBLISHING

27.3%

MATTHEW CAPPER, WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

23.4%

IAN JAMES, MUSHROOM MUSIC PTY LTD

20.1%

PETER HEBBES, HEBBES MUSIC GROUP PTY LTD

19.9%

RACHEL KELLY, DOWNTOWN MUSIC ANZ PTY LTD

<10%

MATT DONLEVY, COOKING VINYL PUBLISHING AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

<10%

JANE ENGLISH, MUSIC SALES PTY LTD

<10%

Need more information?

Writers please contact our Writer Services team on 1800 642 634 or email writer@apra.com.au

Publishers please contact our Publisher Relations team on (02) 9935 7900 or email publisherapp@apra.com.au


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