APRA and AMCOS Board Election Results

Friday, 20 Nov 2020

APRA AMCOS hosted two virtual annual general meetings from Sydney on Wednesday 18 November using GoToWebinar technology.

Re-elected to the APRA board were Publishers Matthew Capper and Jaime Gough. Writer Mark Callaghan was newly elected to the APRA Board. 

Jenny Morris and Damian Trotter were named as Chair and Deputy Chair of the APRA Board.

On the AMCOS Board, Publishers Philip Burn, Heath Johns and Damian Trotter retained their positions.

Ian James and Matthew Capper were named as Chair and Deputy Chair of the AMCOS Board.

The APRA Board

  1. Jenny Morris OAM, Writer Director (Chair) 
  2. Damian Trotter, Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Deputy Chair) 
  3. Amanda Brown, Writer Director
  4. Mark Callaghan (newly elected)
  5. Matthew Capper, Warner/Chappell Music Australia (re-elected)
  6. Jaime Gough, Native Tongue Music Publishing (re-elected)
  7. Ian James, Mushroom Music Publishing 
  8. Andrew Jenkins, Universal Music Publishing 
  9. Chris Neal, Writer Director
  10. Bic Runga, NZ Writer Director 
  11. Philip Walker, Origin Music Group
  12. Jonathan Zwartz, Writer Director 

The AMCOS Board

  1. Ian James, Mushroom Music Publishing (Chair)
  2. Matthew Capper, Warner/Chappell Music Australia (Deputy Chair)
  3. Philip Burn, Hal Leonard (re-elected)
  4. Jaime Gough, Native Tongue Music Publishing
  5. Peter Hebbes, Hebbes Music Group
  6. Clive Hodson, Perfect Pitch Publishing
  7. Andrew Jenkins, Universal Music Publishing 
  8. Heath Johns, BMG Rights Management (re-elected)
  9. Steve McPherson, Hillsong Publishing 
  10. Simon Moor, Kobalt Music Group
  11. Damian Trotter, Sony/ATV Music Publishing (re-elected)
  12. Philip Walker, Origin Music Group

APRA and AMCOS Board directors are elected by their respective memberships through a secure ballot. The process and results of the elections are audited and verified by APRA AMCOS’ independent auditors, KPMG.

APRA Australian Writer Election

Mark Callaghan (newly elected)

61.6%

Tushar Apte

15.4%

Brendan Gallagher

13.4%

Katie Noonan

<10%

Jake Mason

<10%

Ziggy Ramo

<10%

Sian Van Der Muelen

<10%

Ric Stern

<10%

 

APRA Publisher Election

Jaime Gough, Native Tongue Music Publishing (re-elected)

42.7%

Matthew Capper, Warner/Chappell Music Australia (re-elected)

39.8%

Simon Moor, Kobalt Music Publishing

<10%

Heath Johns, BMG Rights Management

<10%

Rachel Kelly, Downtown Music ANZ

<10%

 

AMCOS Election

Damian Trotter, Sony/ATV Music Publishing (re-elected)

32.2%

Philip Burn, Hal Leonard Australia (re-elected)

31.2%

Heath Johns, BMG Rights Management (re-elected)

25.5%

Rachel Kelly, Downtown Music ANZ

<10%

Jane English, Wise Music

<10%

Matt Donlevy, Cooking Vinyl Publishing

<10%

More information

Read the Board Election FAQs

Writers please contact our Writer Services team via writer@apra.com.au

Publishers please contact our Publisher Relations team via publisherapp@apra.com.au


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