ASCAP’S Gregory Morgado Elevated to Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
April 29, 2021
NEW YORK, April 29, 2021 -- ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, today announced the promotion of Gregory Morgado to Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Morgado, who is based in New York, reports to ASCAP General Counsel Clara Kim.
Morgado joined ASCAP in 2015 and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel in 2018. He leads his Business and Legal Affairs team in protecting ASCAP’s legal and business interests in the areas of business development and strategy, technology and information systems, finance, international and marketing. He also provides ongoing support on ASCAP board governance matters and to ASCAP senior executives on employment and benefits matters.
Morgado recently played a key role working with the Strategy, Product, Technology and Repertory teams in developing and implementing Songview, ASCAP’s joint data platform for copyright ownership and administration shares with BMI.
Prior to ASCAP, Morgado worked at Viacom Inc. as Vice President, Counsel, Corporate Transactions and Securities, and as a corporate mergers and acquisitions associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Morgado received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, and his B.A. from Yale University.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With more than 800,000 members representing more than 16 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.
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Cathy Nevins, ASCAP