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BASCA CEO steps down

By | Published on Thursday 4 October 2012

Patrick Rackow

The CEO of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers And Authors, Patrick Rackow, has announced he is stepping down for personal reasons.

BASCA’s Chairman Sarah Rodgers told reporters: “Patrick joined BASCA in 2002 as an External Director to the Board. In 2008, on the departure of Chris Green, Patrick was appointed BASCA CEO. In the four years he has been in the role, Patrick has ably represented composers and songwriters in the political arena at home and abroad and has been particularly effective as spokesperson for the European Composer And Songwriter Alliance. We are sorry to see Patrick go and will miss his knowledge and expertise. Our best wishes go with him for the future”.

Recruitment of a new CEO is now underway, meanwhile COO Vick Bain will oversee the Academy’s affairs.