SESAC Announces Promotion of Shannan Hatch to Vice President, Creative Services

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 8, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sam Kling, Senior Vice President of Creative Operations of SESAC, announced today the promotion of Shannan Hatch to the position of Vice President, Creative Services, effective immediately.

"I am pleased to announce Shannan's well-deserved promotion," Kling said. "During her 14 years with the company, Shannan's strong relationship with the Nashville songwriting and publishing community has resulted in significant and strategic growth for the Nashville roster. We look forward to Shannan's leadership as the company continues its growth as the successful Music Rights Organization that it is today."

In her new role, Hatch will lead the Nashville-based Creative Services team (formerly Writer/Publisher Relations) in supporting SESAC-affiliated songwriters and publishers, as well as working with the SESAC senior management team in supporting corporate Creative Services initiatives and goals.

Formerly Senior Director, Writer/Publisher Relations for SESAC, Hatch joined SESAC in 2002. Prior to SESAC, Hatch worked as a publicist for AristoMedia, FrontPage Publicity, Rasky Bearlein and Commotion Public Relations, where she worked with high-profile artists such as Keith Urban, Broken Bow Records, special projects for Lucky Dog Recording artists, and the O'Brother, Where Art Though tour among many others. Hatch is a member of Country Music Association (CMA), The Recording Academy, Academy Of Country Music (ACM) and the Americana Music Association.

About SESAC Holdings:
SESAC Holdings is a U.S.-based Music Rights Organization that administers public performance, mechanical, synchronization and other rights. SESAC's performing rights subsidiary is the second oldest and most progressive performance right organization in the U.S. The acquisition of The Harry Fox Agency (HFA) accelerated the transition to a "multi-rights" (performance, mechanical, and synch) organization, which provides licensing, administration, and royalty services related to the use of musical compositions in broadcasts, online and in recorded media. SESAC Holdings business have been entrusted with the copyrights of internationally successful authors and artists, including Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Green Day, Mariah Carey and Lady Antebellum. SESAC performing right's roster of film composers includes Christophe Beck, Randy Newman, Danny Lux, Jon Ehrlich, Dennis C. Brown and Bruce Miller. SESAC Performing Rights also represents the music rights for television shows including House of Cards, Grey's Anatomy, How I Met Your Mother, Parenthood, Dateline NBC, Dr. Phil, Seinfeld and The Doctors.

SESAC has offices in New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Portland, San Francisco, London and Munich.

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Source: SESAC