Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced it has promoted Peter Brodsky to general counsel and executive vice president, for business affairs. Brodsky is based in the company’s New York office and reports directly to Sony/ATV Chairman and CEO, Jon Platt.
Brodsky has led the company’s legal and business activities since 2007. According to Sony/ATV, he had a lead role in Sony’s acquisition of EMI Music Publishing. Previously, he had worked at BMG Music Publishing, where he was head of the business and legal affairs department. He began his career as an associate at law firm White & Case in New York.
As general counsel and EVP, Business Affairs, Peter leads the company’s legal and business affairs department worldwide. He is responsible for building and implementing its global business strategy as well as providing guidance and counsel on all Sony/ATV legal matters. Peter also oversees Sony/ATV’s major catalog acquisitions, North American digital initiatives and strategies for licensing its catalog to digital music services and other platforms.
«His guidance on strategic business opportunities is of great benefit to our global teams and, most importantly, to our songwriters. An expert in copyright reform, Peter has been an influential advocate for the songwriting community, and I am confident he will continue to move the needle as our new General Counsel», CEO Jon Platt commented.