UNITED KINGDOM (CelebrityAccess) Scott Cohen, co-founder of media distribution, marketing and sales company The Orchard, has posted on social media that he is exiting the organization after more than two decades at its helm.
The Orchard has been know to incorporate features like online sales reporting, sync licensing databases and other analytical tools, helping their clients in their efforts to take advantage of opportunities.
The company was founded in 1997 in New York City, and was bought by Dimensional Associates, a private equity arm of JDS Capital, in 2003. Dimensional Associates brought executives on board who built the company into the premier global digital distribution platform, selling it to Sony Music Entertainment in 2015.
The company has repped indie artists and labels like Daptone Records (the label for Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings), Cleopatra Records, Dionne Warwick, Tracy Lawrence and Boyz II Men. It has licensed music for advertising, television and film, with companies like Heineken, Target and Southern Comfort using their catalog, plus shows like “Dexter” and season 2 of “Vice” on HBO.
The company has offices in New York City, London, Barcelona, Hamburg, Paris, Sydney, Singapore, and other countries around the world, representing more than 25 global markets.