TORONTO, April 15, 2020 – The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a SoundExchange company, is pleased to announce that Janet A. MacLean has joined the leadership team in their Toronto headquarters as Director of Human Resources, effective immediately.
“We’re tremendously excited to bring Janet to our team. Her depth of experience in the cultural sector will certainly resonate at CMRRA” said Paul Shaver, President of CMRRA. “Despite the stress on businesses resulting from the COVID-19 global pandemic, we are focused on supporting our staff and reviewing how we can provide additional services to the team while working from home so that royalties continue to be distributed effectively to our music publishing clients. We know that Janet will play a key role in this and we’re thrilled to welcome her to the team.”
Janet was most recently the Director, Human Resources and Knowledge Management at Lord Cultural Resources, the world’s largest cultural professional practice. Over her 22-year tenure at Lord, her leadership ensured human resources strategies worked alongside business objectives, while supporting employees through a variety of strategic programs including performance feedback, benefit support, change management, coaching and resource planning. She holds the Human Resource Professional Association’s CHRL and CHRP designations.
The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a SoundExchange company, represents almost all of the music publishers doing business in Canada. CMRRA licenses dozens of digital services including all of the major online music services operating in Canada. It licenses, collects and distributes royalties for the majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada. For more information, please visit cmrra.ca.
SoundExchange provides royalty solutions for sound recordings and publishing, serving as a critical backbone to today’s digital music industry. The organization collects and distributes digital performance royalties on behalf of more than 192,000 recording artists’ and master rights owners’ accounts. SoundExchange provides leading services to the publishing community through subsidiaries SXWorks and the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA). Its technology solutions help turn massive amounts of data into accurate revenue for creators and include: Music Data Exchange (MDX), International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC) Search, the Notice of Intention to Use (NOI) LOOKUP, and the Unclaimed Works Portal (via CMRRA Direct). To date, SoundExchange has paid out more than $6 billion in royalties. For more information, visit www.SoundExchange.com.
Director of Industry Relations & Communications
Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA)
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