PRS for Music has appointed two new members of its executive leadership team.
Roger James has joined as Chief Commercial Officer and General Counsel while Mark Krajewski will take up the role of Chief Information Officer.
Roger has over 23 years of international media deal-making experience, working for companies such as Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and Viacom.
Mark began his career with property firm Hamptons International and has extensive technology and change leadership expertise built across a number of industries including retail, entertainment and legal services.
Andrea C. Martin, chief executive, PRS for Music, said of the appointments: ‘Roger is a perfect fit for our business and I know will have an immediate and positive impact. With responsibility for our legal, licensing and partnerships teams, he will play a central role in our future growth, transformation and success.
‘Mark has done an exceptional job as interim CIO and will accelerate the digital change needed in our business. Technology and data management is central to the service we provide to our members and customers and Mark’s expertise will prove invaluable as we build capability and improve our offering.’
Roger James said: ‘I am extremely excited to be joining PRS at such a pivotal time in its evolution. We are in a golden age for content creation, with ever new business models and offerings coming to market. Music is – and always will be – the biggest emotional driver for content consumption and together with Andrea, I am looking forward to making our members music more accessible using the unique assets we have available to us in a truly compelling way.’
Mark Krajewski said: ‘I’m delighted to be joining the PRS for Music team at such an exciting time and look forward to leveraging our data assets to help deliver an exceptional member experience.’