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Published: 4/12/2013

SESAC LA Names Glen Phillips as Assoc Dir, Writer/Publisher Relations

SESAC, the nation’s most progressive performing rights organization, has named Glen Phillips as Associate Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, effective immediately.  Phillips will be based in Los Angeles and will be responsible for identifying and recruiting songwriters and publishers for SESAC.
“Glen brings a diverse and wide-ranging level of experience to this position,” said Trevor Gale, SESAC’s Senior Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations.  “This is an exciting time of growth, innovation and advancement for SESAC and I have every confidence Glen will play a part in our continued success.”
Phillips has over 20 years of experience across a variety of sectors in the music industry including artist management, music licensing, and tour management. After getting his start as a student talent buyer at Southern Illinois University in 1985, Phillips spent the better part of the 90s as a tour manager for heavy rock acts such as Limp Bizkit and Stabbing Westward.  In 2000, he graduated into artist management representing the legendary blues guitarist and Rock N Roll Hall of Fame inducteeBuddy Guy, and singer-songwriter couple Over the Rhine. In 2010, Phillips joined indie taster makers The Windish Agency where he co-founded the Windish Music Licensing.  In 2012, he founded his own licensing company, Track Record Licensing. Phillips holds a Bachelor of Arts in Radio-Television Management from Southern Illinois 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, Atlanta, Miami and London. (www.sesac.com)