7digital appoints new Director of Legal, Business Affairs and Music Partnerships
6th August 2018: 7digital, the B2B digital music and radio services company, today announces the promotion of Stacey Mitsopulos to the role of Director of Legal, Business Affairs and Music Partnerships.
Mitsopulos joined the company earlier this year as Head of Legal & Business Affairs, and has now moved into a senior leadership role in which she is responsible for strategy and operation of legal, business affairs and music partnerships at 7digital. These areas are critical to the success and growth of the business. Mitsopulos brings to the role unrivalled expertise and insight from negotiating deals for the biggest entertainment companies in the world.
An accomplished music rights lawyer with over ten years’ experience representing Juno- and Grammy-nominated artists, songwriters, producers and independent labels and publishers, before joining 7digital Mitsopulos held the position of Director of Commercial & Business Affairs at The Box Plus Network - a top UK music television network (home to the likes of 4Music and Kerrang!), co-owned by Channel 4 and Bauer Media. Prior, she served as Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at leading entertainment and consumer products company DHX Media in Toronto. Mitsopulos was also a founding partner of Canada’s premiere entertainment law firm, Taylor Oballa Murray Leyland.
Simon Cole, CEO of 7digital, commented: “I’m delighted to announce Stacey’s appointment to this key role within the senior leadership team of 7digital. Since joining us early in 2018, Stacey has already made a positive impact on the business through her extensive experience and strategic approach. We know our many global clients, as well as the 7digital business itself, will benefit from this important hire.”
7digital’s General Counsel and SVP of Business Affairs, Amy Wallace, recently departed the company for a new role outside the music tech industry. 7digital CEO Simon Cole and the rest of the leadership team extend their best wishes and thanks to Wallace for her years of exemplary service.
7digital is the global leader in B2B end-to-end digital music solutions. The core of its business is the provision of robust and scalable technical infrastructure and extensive global music rights used to create music streaming and radio services for a diverse range of customers – including consumer brands, mobile carriers, broadcasters, automotive systems, record labels and retailers. 7digital also offers radio production and music curation services, editorial strategy and content management expertise.
7digital fosters industry growth and innovation by simplifying access to music for clients such as Onkyo, Global Radio and musical.ly. From years of being the largest independent producer of programming for the BBC and powering services for partners like Panasonic, TDC and Electric Jukebox, 7digital is perfectly positioned to lead innovation at the intersection of digital music and next-generation radio services.