Jon Platt To Be First African-American Music Publishing CEO At Sony/ATV

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Jon Platt is having an unimaginable 2018 and 2019 is shaping as much as be simply as highly effective. It is rumored he’ll take the CEO place on the world’s largest music publishing agency subsequent yr.

Page Six is reporting that the beloved government will change Marty Bandier because the CEO at Sony/ATV. The promotion would make him the primary individual of shade to carry that title on the prestigious firm. It is estimated the brand new contract will earn him simply shy of 9 million a yr.

The appointment mustn’t come to anybody as a shock. Known within the business as “Big Jon” (he’s 6 foot 7 inches in peak) he has held a number of titles in his 23 yr run throughout the music business. He began off as a DJ and labored up the ladder to his most up-to-date job as the top Warner/Chappell Music. He has performed an instrumental half in a number of careers together with Usher, Jermaine Dupri and Dr. Dre.

He can also be a longtime pal of Jay-Z who offered him the Spirit of Life Award on the City of Hope’s annual gala again in October. The occasion, which additionally featured a personal efficiency from Beyoncé, raised over six million to fight most cancers.

Platt is ready to begin his new function in April.

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