LONDON, October 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Audio Network, the global music company specialising in music for film, television and digital media, has today announced the appointment of Anthony Lamond as General Manager, Audio Network France.
Lamond joins Audio Network from digital media company Melty, where he was Director of Melty Entertainment. He has previously held roles at 1981 Radio Group and Warner Music France where he was Director of Marketing and Promotion, and additionally Managing Director of youth label 'Up Music'.
Lamond brings extensive experience in disruptive story-telling, integrated brand campaigns, multi-channel distribution, talent management and live production to the Audio Network Group, and has also been a Board member of Media Club and Soundsgood. Lamond began his career at Universal Music France and then at Sony Music France
The appointment follows Audio Network's recent acquisition of A-Music, the company's French sub-publisher, earlier this year resulting in the creation of Audio Network France, and marking the group's continued growth in the global market under Audio Network Group CEO Robb Smith.
Anthony Lamond, GM Audio Network France said:
"Audio Network is an agile music business with a fantastic vision for developing the sync market around the world. After five years in the digital industry and 15 years in the music business, this feels like the perfect time to be joining the company, and I look forward to working with the team at Audio Network France to realise their ambitions in the French market."
Robb Smith, CEO of Audio Network Group, said:
"Anthony is a crucial hire for Audio Network and we are delighted for him to take the helm of Audio Network France. His passion for music, extensive commercial background and innovative thinking make him the ideal leader to drive our ambitious plans for the French market."
About Audio Network
Audio Network is an independent music company, breaking down boundaries to deliver authentic and creative music solutions to content creators in every industry, all around the world. The company collaborates with over 800 composers and artists, and has over 140,000 tracks in its catalogue, carefully curated into albums and playlists in every imaginable genre, all easily discoverable via its website www.audionetwork.com
Audio Network's commitment to producing world-class music takes it to some of the best recording facilities in the world. The company works with globally renowned orchestras and composers so that it can always honour their promise to put quality at the forefront of its business.
Audio Network first disrupted the market landscape in 2001, by offering a unique proposition to the media industry - simple and transparent model that allowed its music to be distributed on multiple platforms, anywhere in the world, forever. Since its inception 15 years ago, the business has grown consistently year on year. In fact, The Sunday Times lists Audio Network as one of the UK's fastest growing companies (Tech Track 100 2011, 2012, 2013; Profit Track 100 2013, 2014 and 2015; SME Export track 2015). The company continuously invests in its people, its music and its clients with offices in London, LA, New York, Toronto, Amsterdam, Sydney, Munich and Manchester, and over 130 dedicated music advisers and aficionados working with the team.
Under the leadership of its CEO, Robb Smith, and guidance of original founders Robert Hurst and Andrew Sunnucks, that model remains at the heart of the business as the company enters a new phase of expansion.
Audio Network is ready to liberate its music to the rest of the world with the same simple promise - incredible music for use on multiple platforms, anywhere in the world, forever.
SOURCE Audio Network