Jeff Van Driel Named GM/Global Administration For Concord

Jeff Van Driel

Jeff Van Driel has joined Concord in the newly-created position of General Manager, Global Administration. Based in Concord’s Nashville headquarters, Van Driel will provide strategic and technical guidance on all Royalty, Copyright and Licensing administration for the company’s recorded music, publishing and theatricals businesses worldwide. He will report to Concord COO Jim Selby.

Since moving to the US from Canada 13 years ago, Van Driel has filled a variety of roles in the industry including 11 years at the classical label and distributor Naxos. He then took on the challenge of leading the music tech startup mVibe while also performing advisory, operational, legal, business affairs and administrative duties as a consultant for other companies.

“Jeff’s background in IT systems, best practices, finance, royalty and payment operations make him the ideal candidate for this much-needed new position at Concord,” says Concord COO Jim Selby. “He has a deep knowledge of how to integrate practical solutions and implement effective administrative technologies which will help to lead Concord’s team towards continued success and strategic growth.”

“I am honored and thrilled to be a part of the talented global team at Concord,” said Driel. “I have been impressed with the discipline and strategy that Concord employs in growing substantially through both acquisition and talent development while implementing supportive systems, forward-thinking procedures and a culture of diversity. I look forward to helping facilitate continued growth and ongoing success.”


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