Back to News
TORONTO, ON - February 6, 2019, ole, one of the world’s premier music and entertainment companies, is pleased to announce that Al Pedecine has been appointed to the role of interim Chief Financial Officer. Pedecine will work closely with Senior Vice President of Finance & Administration, Chris Giansante, ole’s finance team, and all of ole’s operating units to identify strategic and operational growth opportunities. Pedecine brings significant music publishing and recorded music financial and operational experience to ole; his rich history in the music business includes senior executive roles at: Arista, Def Jam, EMI, Harry Fox, and PolyGram, and is a Certified Public Accountant who started his career at Price Waterhouse.
ole’s Chief Executive Officer, Helen Murphy, commented, “I am very excited to have Al assist me as we chart our plans for future growth. Al has tremendous financial discipline and integrity, as well as a tireless work ethic. He has been a strong supporter of creative talent throughout his career and I look forward to benefiting from his wisdom and expertise.”
Al Pedecine noted, “I am very pleased to join Helen and the entire ole team, and I look forward to helping them determine the path forward for the ole family of businesses. As ole grows and expands its business reach, it is sure to become an ever more valuable partner to its writers, artists, and clients. I appreciate the opportunity to help make this happen under Helen’s leadership.”
ole is one of the world’s leading independent music and entertainment companies, comprised of a music publishing division, label group, production music libraries, and an audio-visual secondary rights (AVSR) management company. Founded in 2004, ole operates offices in Toronto, Nashville, New York, Los Angeles and London. ole’s music publishing division houses catalogs of more than 55,000 songs by over 400 songwriters, as well as 60,000 hours of film & television music. ole’s label group, including Anthem Records, supports, promotes and facilitates the success of artists at all stages of their careers. ole’s production music libraries, Jingle Punks, 5 Alarm Music and Cavendish Music, provide custom music services and over 800,000 tracks to creators of all media. ole’s AVSR company, Compact Media, manages the rights of more than 850 film & television producers and distributors around the world. As a trusted partner to some of the industry’s most successful artists, songwriters, publishers, and film & television producers, ole delivers the customized support, technology and infrastructure needed to navigate today’s complex global market.
For more information visit: www.majorlyindie.com
Back to News