Merck Mercuriadis

CEO, Founder, & Managing Partner,
Hipgnosis Music Ltd.

Merck Mercuriadis

CEO, Founder, & Managing Partner,
Hipgnosis Music Ltd.

Biography

Merck Mercuriadis is CEO, Founder and managing partner of Hipgnosis Music Ltd., an artist management firm, publisher and record label based in London and Los Angeles, and founder and CEO of Hipgnosis Songs Fund, Ltd., a publicly traded investment fund focused on acquiring and licensing song catalogs. Mercuriadis is also known as the former manager of several notable rock and pop bands and musicians including Guns N’ Roses, Iron Maiden, Elton John, Morrissey, Pet Shop Boys, Macy Gray, Mary J. Blige, Joss Stone, and Jane’s Addiction.

From October 1986 to June 2007, as director and CEO of the Sanctuary Group PLC, a major management company, an independent record label, a merchandise company, and a booking agency, where he oversaw management of  Beyoncé, Nelly, Mick Fleetwood, Tommy Lee, The Who, and Robert Plant, among other notable artists. Prior to Sanctuary he was an A&R and marketing director at Virgin Records where he started his career at the age of 19.

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