LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – Charlotte de Burgh-Holder has been elected as chair of the Official Charts Firm, which compiles music and video gross sales information and charts.
de Burgh-Holder, Director of Industrial Analytics at Sony Music UK, takes over the non-executive place this month. In doing so, she grew to become the youngest and first-ever feminine chair for the reason that firm was integrated in 1998.
de Burgh-Holder takes on the function as a consultant of the British Phonographic Business (BPI), the affiliation which represents the UK’s recorded music business and which collectively owns the Official Charts Firm with the Leisure Retailers Affiliation (ERA). She succeeds Amazon Music’s Paul Firth, who has held the place for the previous two-and-a-half years.
Her duties contain working intently with Official Charts chief govt Martin Talbot to develop and steer technique and chairing the Official Charts board, which includes representatives from the ERA and BPI membership.
de Burgh-Holder mentioned: “I’m excited to step into this place and really a lot trying ahead to working with Martin, his unbelievable staff, and the Official Charts board as we rejoice 70 years of the Official Singles Chart. Many because of Paul for his good work over the previous few years and for taking the time to share his knowledge. We’re extremely privileged within the UK to entry the gold commonplace of charts that’s developed with the market over time. I’m trying ahead to working with Official Charts as they proceed to develop.”
Outgoing chair – Firth of Amazon Music mentioned: “It’s been a pleasure chairing the Official Charts board over the previous two-plus years, by the corporate’s worldwide growth, model development, by the challenges of lockdown, and extra. I depart the group in very succesful arms, with an abundance of alternatives and thrilling challenges to navigate throughout each music and video. I want Charlotte all one of the best in her new function, steering the enterprise into the long run.”
Kim Bayley, chief govt of the Leisure Retailers Affiliation (ERA), mentioned: “Paul Firth is a tricky act to observe, however I’m certain Charlotte’s unbelievable charts information and enterprise acumen will likely be an enormous asset to the enterprise, and I’m delighted that she is taking over the reins at this pivotal time.”
de Burgh-Holder joined Sony Music in 2016 and was promoted to Director of business analytics in 2021. She has labored with the corporate’s digital partnership groups and labels to decipher the info delivered by companions to assist Sony Music’s roster of artists.