NEW YORK, NY (March 16, 2015) – Spirit Music Group has appointed Charlie Davis as Senior Director, Advertising. Mr. Davis previously worked as Director of Licensing for Warner/Chappell Production Music.
Based in New York, and reporting to Peter Shane, SVP Creative Services, Spirit Music Group, Mr. Davis’ primary focus will be to find creative placement opportunities for Spirit’s song catalog in advertising campaigns. Joining Spirit’s team of driven song marketers, Mr. Davis will work to utilize his strong network of music supervisor contacts and close relationships with creative executives at advertising agencies along with a vast knowledge of the Spirit Music Group catalog to match the perfect song to the right opportunity.
For the past eight years, Mr. Davis has been working with the catalogs of Downtown Music Publishing, EMI Music Publishing, and Warner/Chappell Production Music and has numerous song placements during his career on high profile campaigns for Diet Coke, Cheerios, Apple, Stouffers, Buzzfeed, Nature Valley, ESPN and Carl’s Jr.
In his spare time, Mr. Davis is a drummer and a songwriter/producer, and also DJs from time to time throughout NYC.
ABOUT SPIRIT MUSIC:
Spirit Music Group, founded in 1995, is one of the world’s leading independent music publishers, owning and/or managing more than 75,000 songs spanning seven decades and every musical genre. The company’s repertoire reflects some of the most beloved songs and songwriters of all time, including hits by Frank Sinatra, Billie Holliday, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Charles Mingus, Dion, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Santana, The Beach Boys, Barbra Streisand, Gladys Knight, Alice Cooper, Pure Prairie League, Chicago, Chaka Khan, Anita Baker, The Go-Go’s, Madonna, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Mariah Carey, Jay-Z, Ricky Martin, Keith Urban, Usher, Dido, Jewel, Jason Aldean and Mary J. Blige; the complete catalogs of such iconic songwriters and writer/artists as Pete Townshend, Marc Bolan, Boz Scaggs, The Marshall Tucker Band, Toto, Billy Squier, Andrea Bocelli, Charles Mingus, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Rick Nowels, C&C Music Factory; and the breakthrough work of such newer artists as Scissor Sisters, The Naked & Famous, Matt & Kim, San Cisco, Zooey Deschanel, Eric Paslay, and Big Data.
Spirit has earned a strong reputation as an aggressive royalty administrator and a peerless promoter of its songs into film, television and advertising productions as well as a wide range of new media. In recent years, Spirit has helped transform the publisher’s role beyond royalty collection and song promotion to proactive career and legacy partnership by creating and executing marketing plans to revitalize its clients’ songs and expand their brands.
Spirit Music Group is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Los Angeles, Nashville and the Netherlands. Spirit is a portfolio company of Pegasus Capital Advisors, the New York-based private equity fund manager that has been providing creative capital and strategic solutions to growth companies since 1996
SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP MEDIA CONTACT:
Black Market Creative
310.765.1927 x707 ph