French recording industry group elects new President
Paris, 23rd June 2010
SNEP, which represents the recording industry in France, has elected Denis Ladegaillerie, founder and president of the firm Digital Believe, as its president for the next two years. Olivier Montfort, president of EMI Music France, was elected vice president.
The Council praised the remarkable work carried out over the past four years by Christophe Lameignère, the outgoing president of SNEP.
At a time where the recorded music industry is being transformed by new technology, the election of a president with a digital business background shows that SNEP is determined to continue to embrace change.
Denis Ladegaillerie founded Digital Believe in 2004. He has worked for 10 years in the new media sector and is a graduate of the ESCP, Duke University and was called to the Bar of New York State.
The full new SNEP council line-up:
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