SoundExchange promotes Colin Rushing to chief legal officier

SoundExchange, the sole organization designated by the U.S. Congress to collect and distribute digital performance royalties for sound recordings, announced the promotion of Colin Rushing to Chief Legal Officer. With this promotion, Rushing will now lead SoundExchange’s business development strategy in addition to overseeing the company’s legal, regulatory, and enforcement initiatives. Rushing will serve in this role in Nashville, Tennessee.

He has served as SoundExchange’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel since 2014, playing a key role on supporting SoundExchange’s successful advocacy for music creators, including securing a $150 million settlement with SiriusXM and a more than 40% increase in satellite radio rates in the last proceeding before the Copyright Royalty Board. He was SoundExchange’s General Counsel prior to serving as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Before joining the company, Rushing practiced intellectual property and media law as an attorney at WilmerHale.

«I look forward to Colin serving in this new role and creating new opportunities for our organization and the overall music community», said SoundExchange President & CEO Michael Huppe. «SoundExchange is committed to maximizing the value of music, and to empowering music creators to thrive in a constantly shifting environment.  I’m proud to be a part of this team and excited to advance SoundExchange’s mission», said Rushing.

 

SoundExchange promotes Colin Rushing to chief legal officier

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