Scott James Joins AH2; Former UMPG Exec Will Be VP of Business Development

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Ah2 Music, a leading music creator and publisher, today announced that Scott James has been named VP of Business Development

I look forward to being a part of the continuing success of Ah2 and helping to expand the business to the next level.” - Scott James

James joins Ah2 after spending 31 years at Universal Music Publishing Group where he served as Executive Vice President of Film, Television, and Synchronization - Worldwide. In this role he was responsible for marketing, clearance and licensing of compositions controlled by UMPG, representing songwriters such as U2, Coldplay, Prince, Mariah Carey, Paul Simon, Elton John, Bon Jovi, The Who, and Guns and Roses. The catalog was also comprised of significant film and television music catalogs administered on behalf of NBC/Universal and Warner Bros., and the estates of Henry Mancini and Leonard Bernstein.

In announcing James' appointment, Ah2 managing partner Mark T. Williams said, "We are thrilled to have Scott spearheading our business development initiative. With his combined vision, industry experience and business acumen we are confident that Ah2 will continue to grow as a leading score music solution."

“I am excited about this opportunity to work with Jeff and Mark, who are both wonderfully talented composers and astute businessmen. I look forward to being a part of the continuing success of Ah2 and helping to expand the business to the next level.”
Ah2 currently offers more than 25,000 tracks available for licensing across film, television, commercials, trailers and multi-media projects.

About Ah2 Music
Founded by Jeff Lippencott & Mark T. Williams, Ah2 has grown to be one of the most sought after composing teams and production music catalogues in the world. Ah2’s themes and underscore can be heard in many well-recognised series such as: "The Apprentice," "The Biggest Loser," “Shark Tank,” "Master Chef," "Hotel Hell,” “Who Do You Think You Are” and "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.” Ah2 has been commissioned by many notable Hollywood directors and producers such as Steven Spielberg and Mark Burnett, garnering them multiple Primetime Emmy Nominations, ASCAP and BMI Film/TV awards. Having composed music for thousands of hours of network and cable television since their inception has allowed Ah2 to build a substantial catalogue of music available for licensing. From unforgettable themes to action packed underscore, the music of Ah2 has touched lives and crossed cultural boundaries reaching the ears of millions of people each day throughout the world.

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