2009 graduate Kristina Hedrick was promoted to Vice President, U.S. Business Development by Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Hedrick is based in the company’s New York head office.
In her new role, she will oversee the analysis of U.S. songwriter deals and will be the initial point of contact for the A&R and Business & Legal Affairs departments when evaluating U.S. business development opportunities. She will report to John Pires, SVP, Business Development.
Kristina Hedrick said: “Supporting Sony/ATV’s mission of providing outstanding services to our songwriters has been a central focus of my career. I feel honored to work alongside and learn from colleagues who share my passion for songwriter advocacy. I’m thrilled to be able to continue to nurture our existing songwriter relationships and to build new ones as well.”
Hedrick joined Sony/ATV in 2009 after graduating from Fordham University School of Law and initially worked across business development and finance. Following the 2012 acquisition of EMI Music Publishing by a consortium led by Sony/ATV, she focused on business development full time and was promoted to Senior Director, Business Development in 2018.