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Published: 10/28/2010

SESAC Names Gregory Riggle Vice President, Industry Relations & Business Communication

(Nashville, Tenn.) SESAC, the nation's fastest growing performing rights organization, announces the promotion of Gregory Riggle to Vice President, Industry Relations & Business Communication.  Formerly Associate Vice President, Broadcast Licensing, Riggle will now step into the new position of industry and business communication in support of SESAC’s key business objectives.  


"Greg Riggle has played an integral part in the growth and success of SESAC  over the years,” says Pat Collins, President/COO, SESAC.  “He has demonstrated the ability to grasp the long term vision of the organization and has successfully implemented strategies that have propelled SESAC’s remarkable growth.  Greg is the consummate innovative executive and the ideal person to helm this multi-industry initiative to forge new relationships that will benefit our licensees and affiliated composers and music publishers.  I look forward to working more closely with Greg in pursuing important new music business avenues and continuing our success into the future.”
Riggle started his career with SESAC in 1986 in the Broadcast Licensing Department before serving as Vice President in the Writer/Publisher Relations Department.  After a stint developing a full-service publishing department for New York-based Sweetfish Enterprises in 1997, Riggle returned to SESAC in 2001 and was named Director, Broadcast Licensing in 2003 before being named Associate Vice President, Broadcast Licensing in 2007.  Riggle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and Recording Industry Management from Middle Tennessee State University.
Established in 1930, SESAC is a service organization created to serve both the creators of music and music users through music licensing and timely, efficient royalty collection and distribution. The second oldest and fastest growing performing rights organization in the U.S., SESAC is known for its diversified repertory that includes genres ranging from Adult Contemporary, Urban, Jazz, Rock, Americana, Contemporary Christian, Latin, Country, Gospel, Dance, Classical and New Age. SESAC is also rapidly becoming the performing rights organization of choice among many of Hollywood's most sought-after film and television composers. Headquartered in Nashville, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta and London. (www.sesac.com)