Annabelle Herd has been named as the brand new Chief Government Officer of the Australian Recording Trade Affiliation (ARIA) and Phonographic Efficiency Firm of Australia (PPCA).
Efficient February 1, Herd can be answerable for the management and strategic course of each Australian music trade organizations in a joint function, reporting to the Boards of each ARIA and PPCA.
Herd joins ARIA and PPCA following a 16-year profession at Community 10 the place she most just lately held the function of Chief Working Officer.
There, she was answerable for main the community’s broadcast operations; group technique; company and inside communications; interstate markets; coverage, regulatory, compliance and authorities affairs; and lobbying and stakeholder relations.
Previous to Community 10, Herd spent numerous years working in senior roles in Canberra with Authorities, which culminated in 4 years as Senior Advisor (Broadcasting and Copyright) and Appearing Chief of Employees for then Minister for Communications and the Arts, Senator the Hon. Richard Alston AO.
Her different Canberra-based roles included Authorities Lawyer inside the mental property department of the Legal professional-Common’s Division and Government Officer of the Australian Digital Alliance and Australian Libraries Copyright Committee from 1996.
Elsewhere, longstanding govt Lynne Small has been elevated to the function of Chief Working Officer of ARIA and PPCA, reporting to Annabelle Herd.
Small joined the group in 1996 and most just lately held the function of Common Supervisor.
She is answerable for the ARIA and PPCA monetary, operational, danger and governance necessities. She can also be Firm Secretary of ARIA, PPCA and Music Rights Australia.
“I’m delighted to be taking up this function serving and supporting our superb Australian music trade at a time when the inspiration, connection and pleasure that our artists and musicians give us is extra essential than ever.”
Annabelle Herd stated: “I’m delighted to be taking up this function serving and supporting our superb Australian music trade at a time when the inspiration, connection and pleasure that our artists and musicians give us is extra essential than ever.
“The final yr has been difficult for our artists and members, so I sit up for representing and advancing the pursuits of those that make our trade so particular given the pivotal time that we’re in.”
“We all know that she’s going to assist take ARIA ahead into a brand new period and obtain a lot for the artists and trade.”
Denis Handlin AO, ARIA
Denis Handlin AO, Chairman of ARIA, added: “On behalf of the ARIA Board, we’re delighted that Annabelle has joined the organisation and we sit up for the great worth and expertise that she brings to the function.
“Together with her distinctive high quality background, abilities, and management, in addition to her great ardour for Australian music, we all know that she’s going to assist take ARIA ahead into a brand new period and obtain a lot for the artists and trade.
“I might additionally prefer to congratulate Lynne Small on her well-deserved new function, and all of us recognise how integral Lynne is to ARIA and PPCA.”
“Annabelle will deliver an unimaginable new focus to our organisation representing artists and labels throughout the trade.”
George Ash, PPCA
George Ash, Chairman of PPCA, stated: “On behalf of the board of PPCA we’re excited to have Annabelle be part of the organisation in her new function as CEO. Annabelle will deliver an unimaginable new focus to our organisation representing artists and labels throughout the trade.
“She brings immense abilities and expertise from the leisure trade and a real love of artists and music.
“We glance ahead a brand new future at PPCA the place Annabelle’s innovation and power will deliver a brand new outlook to the organisation and our artist group.”Music Enterprise Worldwide