Independent music company [PIAS] has renamed its distribution business to [Integral] Sales services effective immediately.
Adrian Pope has been appointed Managing Director of [Integral], a role he will play alongside his existing position as Chief Digital Officer for the [PIAS] Group.
He is supervised by Leo van Schaick in the [Integral] Business on a global scale.
Van Schaick will combine these additional tasks with his role as regional manager of the continental European areas outside of France.
The activities of the group’s record label, including the [PIAS] In-house labels and the cooperative label list remain under the umbrella of [PIAS] Label group.
The long-established sales and service division of the group has achieved chart successes in recent weeks with artists such as Mogwai, Arlo Parks, Bicep, Balthazar and Maximo Park, among others.
Adrian Pope and Leo van Schaick will continue to report to the Managing Director of the Edwin Schröter Group in their extended functions [PIAS].
[Integral]Local operations around the world, including in the UK, France, Australia and the US, will continue to be managed by the local companies [PIAS] Directors overseeing both departments and their different teams in each area.
Additionally, [Integral] announced his first new appointment as Felicia Flack, who will join the global team as Head of Label and Artist Services.
Flack will work closely with [Integral]The local teams, service label and artist partners from all over the world.
Flack joins in [Integral] From her previous position at the Amuse digital platform, where she was responsible for customer acquisition and overseeing marketing services for the company’s labels and artists.
“I’m incredibly proud of the start of [Integral]This marks the next step in our development. “
Kenny Gates, [PIAS]
Kenny Gates, CEO and Co-Founder, [PIAS] The group said, “I’m incredibly proud to have started [Integral]This marks the next step in our development.
“In four decades [PIAS] has adapted to every change in the market but has always retained its unsurpassed love for music, its soul and its authentic commitment to the independent sector and its artists. “
“The start of [Integral] reaffirms our commitment to providing our label, artist and retail partners with a world class distribution and service offering. “
Adrian Pope, Chief Digital Officer, [PIAS] Group & Managing Director of [Integral], added: “The launch of [Integral] reaffirms our commitment to providing our label, artist and retail partners with a world class distribution and service offering.
“By creating a unique identity for our hugely successful service area, we have brought clarity to our mission and will continue to demonstrate the passion, creativity and value we seek to bring to our repertoire partners and our customers.”Music business worldwide