Marc Azaïs (FR)
Director of Business Development and Foresight
Marc has held various positions within Sacem over the last 28 years and is currently in charge of keeping watch on new music use and on new technologies allowing for a better collection and distribution of authors‘ rights. He also contributes to establishing partnerships with users’ representatives of all sectors for public performance rights’ collection. Over the last years, he has been an active member of the Sacem team dedicated to electronic music and to seeking solutions for the ongoing improvement of distributing rights to electronic music producers as fairly and precisely as feasible.
A non-for-profit organization, Sacem is the French Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music. Sacem has 169,400 members, including 20,550 creators from outside France, and with a managed repertoire of over 130 million works. In 2018, Sacem distributed royalties to 330,000 authors, composers worldwide for the use of more than 2.7 million works.