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Live biz figures join SMIA board

Ticketmaster's Gillian Henderson and BBC Scotland's Music Day festival boss Sharon Mair are among the Scottish Music Industry Association's new directors

By IQ on 01 Sep 2016

Dougal Perman, SMIA

New SMIA chairman Dougal Perman


The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA), a trade body founded in 2008 to advocate for Scotland’s music business, has appointed a new chairman and three additional board members.

Dougal Perman, founder of digital content creation company Inner Ear, takes over as chairman, while BBC Scotland’s Sharon Mair – responsible for BBC Radio Scotland’s music output and events, including the recent Music Day festival – Scottish Development International senior executive Blake Hutchinson and Ticketmaster/Ticketweb’s director of business development, Gillian Henderson, join the board of the directors.

“With such great new additions, we are looking forward to continuing to work with our members to strengthen and champion Scotland’s music industry”

The new directors join existing board members Vic Galloway, Greg Kane, Michael Lambert, Claire MacKay, Lisa Whytock and Alex Smith and a membership comprising venues, agents, promoters and figures from the recorded music industry.

“With such great new additions, we are looking forward to continuing to work with our members to strengthen and champion Scotland’s music industry,” says SMIA in a statement.

 


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