ASCAP has announced a new CEO, Elizabeth Matthews, former Executive Vice President and General Counsel. She has replaced John LoFrumento, who retired after 17 years as ASCAP CEO. Given her previous work at ASCAP, her pick was a unanimous choice between 12 writer and 12 publisher members. ASCAP President and Chairman Paul Williams says “her enthusiasm for taking on the new challenges of the digital era is unparalleled”. ASCAP currently stands as the 2nd largest US based Performing Rights Organization with over 520,000 writer and publisher members. Downtown Music Publishing Group has signed film composer Atticus Ross. Most well known...

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