Evan Medow

New York, NY, June 25, 2007: The Board of Directors of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has elected Windswept President and CEO, Evan Medow, a Director, it was announced today by ASCAP President and Chairman Marilyn Bergman.

Mr. Medow has been actively involved in the music business for over 30 years. He helped found Windswept Pacific Entertainment Co. in 1988 and has served at its successor, Windswept Holdings LLC, as President and CEO since 1991. With the help of his team, he has developed one of the strongest and most service-oriented independent music publishing companies that consistently ranks high in Billboard's year-end rankings.

Mr. Medow was admitted to the California Bar in 1968 and began his career in private practice with several small firms in the Los Angeles area. He was House Counsel for Dot Records, ABC Records and ABC Music Publishing before joining Irving/Almo/Rondor Music - A&M Records' publishing operations - where he served as Head of Business Affairs/International for eight years. After leaving A&M in 1980, he ran his own legal practice, representing many large and small music publishing companies, major film companies, writers, artists and producers, production and record companies, and was involved in a substantial number of catalog acquisitions.

Mr. Medow is a past president of the Association of Independent Music Publishers and has served on the boards of the National Music Publishers Association and The Harry Fox Agency for the past ten years. He also serves on the West Coast Publishers Advisory Committee of ASCAP.

Established in 1914, ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) is the first and leading U.S. Performing Rights Organization representing the world's largest repertory totaling over 8.5 million copyrighted musical works of every style and genre from more than 295,000 composer, lyricist and music publisher members. ASCAP also represents the repertories created by the international affiliates of 90 foreign performing rights organizations. ASCAP protects the rights of its members and foreign affiliates by licensing the public performances of their copyrighted works and distributing royalties based upon surveyed performances. ASCAP is the only American Performing Rights Organization owned and governed by its writer and publisher members.



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