Jane Dyball appointed acting MPA CEO

music publishers associationJane Dyball has been appointed as the acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the Music Publishers Association (MPA) following the departure of Sarah Osborn.

Jane will continue to work in her current roles as CEO of MCPS, IMPEL and PMLL alongside this new role.

Sarah Osborn’s departure from the organisation was announced on 30 April.

Commenting on her appointment, Jane said: ‘I would like to thank Sarah for her contribution to the MPA. She has left in place a strong organisation and a capable staff, and I look forward to working with them as we take the MPA on the next exciting phase of its journey.’

Chris Butler, MPA chairman, added: ‘We are very fortunate to have Jane Dyball in place at MCPS/IMPEL and I’m grateful to her for adding the MPA to her portfolio of responsibilities at this interim time.’

Jane Dyball was appointed CEO of MCPS, IMPEL and PMLL in January 2014 following a 20-year career at Warner/Chappell Music running business affairs out of the US and Canada.

Her previous music industry experience includes some years sitting on industry boards such as PRS for Music, MCPS, IMPA, ICMP and MPA.