Godwin Thom, an influential stakeholder in the African music industry, has been appointed Managing Director of Sony Music Publishing Nigeria.
Godwin Thom, one of the leading and influential music players, has been appointed Managing Director of Sony Music Publishing’s newly formed Nigeria division.
meet @Godwin Tom Managing Director of our newest office in Lagos, Nigeria!
Heading up our Nigeria division, Tom will further expand our global reach and support our ever-growing roster of songwriters and composers across the region 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/zSy3tgU7Qk
— Sony Music Publishing (@SonyMusicPub) August 17, 2022
Godwin, former CEO of iManage Africa, a popular talent management firm, Music industry like Wizkid, Davido, MI, Wande Coal.
Hi guys…I got a new job at the world’s biggest publishing company. https://t.co/AV2eqx057x
— Godwin Tom (@GodwinTom) August 17, 2022
According to Music Business Worldwide, Godwin revealed:
“I am honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to work for the number one music publisher in the world. Africa has so much talent, culture and uniqueness to share with the rest of the world. I am thrilled to be part of the incredible global network of teams that will help build a home for Africa’s finest songwriters.”
Guy Henderson, president of Sony Music Publishing International, has revealed why Godwin Tom took the position.
“I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Godwin Tom as Managing Director of the Nigerian Startup.
As Sony Music Publishing enters West Africa, Godwin’s extensive market experience and knowledge, as well as his background in music industry education, make him the perfect leader for our business.
Sony Music Publishing looks forward to continuing to accelerate its global African footprint with its talented South African team. ”
Congrats Tom and AE!