Thursday, June 20, 2019

peermusic appoints Graciela Pechetto as Managing Director, Brazil | Music Business Worldwide

peermusic has appointed Graciela Pechetto as Managing Director, Brazil.

The news was announced today (June 20) by Ralph Peer, II, Chair & Chief Executive Officer, peermusic and Mary Megan Peer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, peermusic.

Current MD Manoel Pinto is retiring after 49 years with peermusic and will continue as an Advisor to the Board of peermusic Brazil.

In her new role, Pechetto will lead peermusic’s operations Brazil.

She will be based in Sao Paulo and will report to Mary Megan Peer.

“In the twenty-six years [Pechetto] has worked for peermusic, she has continuously demonstrated her talents as a publisher. We look forward to her continued leadership.”

Ralph Peer and Mary Megan Peer

Ralph Peer and Mary Megan Peer said: “We are delighted to promote Graciela to Managing Director of peermusic Brazil effective July 1.

“In the twenty-six years she has worked for peermusic, she has continuously demonstrated her talents as a publisher. We look forward to her continued leadership.

They added: “We also express our sincere thanks to Manoel Pinto, who is retiring after 49 years with peermusic, for his incredible service to both peermusic Brazil and the Brazilian music publishing industry.

“Manoel has led our company through a period of strong growth and has signed and nurtured many important composers including Darci Rossi, Elias Muniz, Peninha, Luiz Carlos-Ra├ža Negra, Pinocchio and Rick.

“He has served as a director at both UBC, the performing rights society, and UBEM, the music publisher’s association. We are absolutely delighted he has agreed to continue as an Advisor to the Board of peermusic Brazil.”

“In my new role, I will continue to respect and devote special attention to the most important part of our business, our composers and their music.”

Graciela Pechetto

Graciela Pechetto said: “It is an honor to take on this new position at peermusic. I thank Ralph Peer, II and Mary Megan Peer for their trust and I am grateful to my mentor Manoel Pinto.

“In my new role, I will continue to respect and devote special attention to the most important part of our business, our composers and their music.”

“Music has been part of my life since I was very young and over the years peermusic has given me the opportunity to become a successful music publisher in a competitive market.”

Manoel Pinto

Manoel Pinto added: “Music has been part of my life since I was very young and over the years peermusic has given me the opportunity to become a successful music publisher in a competitive market.

“Thank you very much to all who have been a part of this journey, with special thanks to Ralph Peer II and his family.”

Elsewhere at permusic, Rodrigo Domingues was recently named Managing Director of peermusic Portugal, while Michael Knox has been promoted to Senior Vice President, peermusic Nashville.Music Business Worldwide

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