The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) has announced a number of key appointments to boost its strategic repositioning as a copyright asset management and services organisation.
Gregory Zoghby, SAMRO's former chief operating officer, will assume responsibility of the newly created position of group chief financial officer as well as managing director of Gratia Artis, a wholly owned subsidiary of SAMRO that will serve as a holding company for all non-royalty revenue streams.
Bronwen Harty, former general manager of finance and administration, will be promoted to the role of chief operating officer and will take responsibility for all performing and mechanical rights operations. André le Roux, former general manager of SAMRO Endowment, will be promoted to the position of executive general manager for corporate social investment and acting managing director of the SAMRO Foundation.
Sipho Dlamini has been appointed as the general manager of marketing and business development, and will be responsible for managing the SAMRO brand, as well as market repositioning and development. Tiyani Maluleke, former business development specialist at SAMRO, has been appointed to the newly created post of stakeholder relations executive at the CEO's office.