The fairly new CEO of Sony Music Entertainment, Rob Stringer, is currently getting business honors. It had been announced today (June 9) that he can receive the U.K.’s prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the audio company. The Music Industry Trusts Award supports two charities, the BRIT Trust and Nordoff-Robbins, and will also be offered this November at a gala ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel where its been held for the previous 25 years.
Stringer’s job spans more than three decades beginning in London where he started at CBS Records as a trainee in 1985. He rapidly rose to become managing director of Epic Records in 1992 and chairman of Sony Audio U.K. in 2001. The Clash, Manic Street Preachers, Jamiroquai, Sade as well as the late George Michael are just some of the several U.K. artists he caused.