THE MUSIC Managers Forum (MMF) has appointed five new board members including Jill Hollywood founder of Echo Beach Management, Hipgnosis Songs founder Merck Mercuriadis and Deviate Digital CEO Sammy Andrews.
IE Music Management MD Rebekah Tayler and Chaos & Bedlam Management founder Liza Buddy also join the board. They will all serve for a fixed three-year term.
Departing board members are Andy Edwards and Claire Southwick of Primitive Management, Deluxxe Management founder Diane Wagg, Stephen Budd Management owner Stephen Budd and IE Music digital manager Tom Burris.
“All are strong-minded individuals with awesome credentials and I’m sure they’ll make a deep and valuable contribution to the MMF, ensuring the organisation continues to lead industry debate and support the careers of our members,” says MMF CEO Annabella Coldrick.