HONG KONG (CelebrityAccess) The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, or IFPI announced the appointment of Jenny Wong as the advocacy group’s Asia Regional Director.
In her new post, Wong will represent IFPI’s 1,300 record company members and focus on legal and policy engagement, licensing operations, content protection, market analysis, and charts and certification in the region’s music markets.
“Jenny is joining us at a very exciting time for the recording industry in Asia. Investment from record companies and the adoption of streaming services is fueling its evolution and giving fans greater access to music than ever before. For this to be sustainable, the correct foundations must be put in place to ensure that fair revenues are returned to Asia’s music creators as these markets grow,” said IFPI CEO Frances Moore.
Wong comes to her new role with more than 2 decades of experience in the industry. She’s held n both legal affairs and public policy roles in the film and TV industries in Asia, with stints at Disney, WarnerMedia (formerly Time Warner) and, most recently, Universal Pictures, where she was Vice President, Legal Affairs, Greater China.
Wong started her new gig officially on April 8th and will be based on the company’s regional offices in Hong Kong, the IFPI said.
“I am delighted to be joining IFPI in Asia. I am looking forward to working with our member record companies and National Groups to ensure continued growth for the recording industry in Asia,” Wong noted.