Gibson Exec Barry LeVine Joins SoundExchange As VP Industry Relations
SoundExchange today announced that Barry LeVine has been named Vice President of Industry Relations. In this role, he will lead the
organization’s artist and label outreach program. Most recently, Barry served as global EVP of Entertainment Relations at Gibson Brands.
Prior to Gibson, Barry served in senior management roles at ShoutCrowd Media/Fan2Band Inc. and SonyBMG Music Entertainment.
“It’s exciting to join a group of individuals who are committed advocates for recording artists and rights owners,” said LeVine. “As the music industry continues to evolve to meet the demands of a digital world, SoundExchange is at the forefront of ensuring a fair and balanced approach for getting artists paid for their work. I look forward to fostering our strong relationships with the creative community so we can work together to move the music industry forward.”
SoundExchange President and CEO Michael Huppe says, “Barry’s unique experience will be key in the development of new programs for
the 90,000 artist and 28,000 rights owner accounts that we currently serve, as
well as creating new connections and opportunities as we move SoundExchange
into its next chapter.”