Rajat Kakar appointed MD of PPL India

04 Jan,2018

By A Correspondent


Rajat Kakar has been appointed Managing Director of Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) India, with effect from January 1, 2018. The appointment was announced recently by Shridhar Subramaniam, Chairman of the Indian Music Industry.


Kakar will assume leadership responsibility for the functioning of PPL India, which is headquartered in Mumbai. PPL has been operating for over 70 years and is platform for collective licensing for more than 250 music labels.


Said Kakar: “I am excited to lead PPL into an exciting new phase in its life cycle. The new Copyright Act coupled with clear demarcation of rights along with tools and technology available to monitor and monetise the usage of content offers immense potential for growth. I look forward to working with stakeholders and users alike to create an environment of respect for intellectual property and transparent pricing policies by imbibing best practices from across the globe.”



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