Influential stakeholder in the African music industry, Godwin Tom has been named the Managing Director of Sony Music Publishing Nigeria.
One of the leading and influential music stakeholders Godwin Tom, has been named as the managing director of the newly opened Sony Music Publishing’s Nigeria division.
Meet @GodwinTom , Managing Director of our newest office in Lagos, Nigeria!
Leading our Nigeria division, Tom will further our global reach and support our growing roster of songwriters and composers across the region 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/zSy3tgU7Qk
— Sony Music Publishing (@SonyMusicPub) August 17, 2022
Godwin, who was the CEO of the popular talent management company, iManage Africa, has worked with some of the biggest names such as Wizkid, Davido, MI, Wande Coal and so on in the music industry.
Hey guys… I got a new job with the biggest publishing company in the world. https://t.co/AV2eqx057x
— Godwin Tom (@GodwinTom) August 17, 2022
According to Music Business Worldwide, Godwin revealed that:
“I am honoured and humbled by the opportunity to work for the No. 1 music publisher in the world. Africa has so much talent, culture and uniqueness to share with the rest of the world and I am excited to be a part of the incredible global network of teams that will help build a home for Africa’s best songwriters.”
The president of Sony Music Publishing International Guy Henderson revealed why Godwin Tom had been hired for the position.
“It is a real pleasure to be able to announce the appointment of Godwin Tom as the Managing Director of our start-up company in Nigeria.
As Sony Music Publishing enters West Africa, Godwin’s wealth of experience and knowledge of the market, as well as his background in music industry education make him the perfect leader for our business.
Together with our talented team in South Africa, Sony Music Publishing looks forward to an ongoing acceleration in its global African footprint.”
Congratulations Tom from us all at AE!