TuneCore, an Independent distribution and publishing company, owned by the Believe Group, has announced that CEO Scott Ackerman will step down from his position on 15 April 2020. Ackerman will continue as a strategic advisor to Denis Ladegaillerie, CEO of Believe Group. The search for a new CEO is on now. Ackerman started his journey in TuneCore as President and COO in 2010 and became CEO in 2012. Before joining TuneCore, he held senior management positions at eHarmony, Orbitz, US Airways and American Airlines.
The decision was made by Ackerman himself and he said “I truly enjoyed working for TuneCore and after ten amazing years, I made the decision to end my tenure to pursue other opportunities”. He also added, “I remain committed to working with Believe in an advisory capacity on strategic initiatives as TuneCore continues to grow.”
It is the leadership of Ackerman, which made sure TuneCore must make it a priority to deliver the best goods and services to help the independent artists thrive and succeed. He has been a champion by helping artists meet the demands of the emerging music industry through the expansion of the digital distribution worldwide through local initiatives in more than a dozen countries and markets. Since its inception, TuneCore Artists have gained over $1.8 billion, earning well over $1 million a day. TuneCore charges 100% of what it received from digital platforms, making it the company’s pioneer in helping artists get what they deserve.
Ladegaillerie said, “His leadership of TuneCore’s global expansion and prioritization of innovative technology has helped us build the tools independent artists need to reach the highest level of success. TuneCore acquisition strengthened our offer to best serve artists at all stages of their career around the world.”
TuneCore is a global marketplace for independent artists to develop audiences and careers with technology and resources spanning distribution, publishing, and a variety of promotional resources. TuneCore Music Distribution companies allow musicians, labels and producers to sell their music through Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Deezer, Google Play and more than 150 download and streaming stores worldwide while keeping 100% of their sales profits and rights at a low annual flat rate. The TuneCore Music Publishing Administration supports songwriters by handling their works through licensing, registration, worldwide copyright collections and film, Radio, advertisements, video games and more. The TuneCore Artist Services platform offers a suite of resources and services that allow artists to promote their work, communicate with fans and listen to their music. TuneCore, is a part of Believe, is based in Brooklyn, NY, with branches in Los Angeles, Houston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Austin, and has regional operations in the United States, Australia, Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, India and Brazil.
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