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Cooperman, Jim

Chief Operating Office / Executive Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs, Wind-Up Entertainment

Jim Cooperman, Chief Operating Officer / Executive Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs, Wind-up Entertainment has been instrumental in designing and implementing the strategic path of the company over the last several years. He was formerly the EVP, Business and Legal Affairs prior to becoming the COO for Wind-up Entertainment. In addition to overseeing Business and Legal Affairs, Cooperman oversees A&R Administration, Human Resources, Operations, International, Publishing, Licensing and Pronto, the company’s merchandising concern.

Prior to joining Wind-up, Cooperman was the Co-General Counsel and SVP, Legal and Business Affairs at BMG. In this position, he was actively involved in devising and actualizing online and wireless opportunities, handled business affairs for BMG Distribution and BMG Strategic Marketing Group, and spearheaded new royalty initiatives. He also contributed to pan-label transactions such as on-line catalog licenses, and multi-label joint ventures. Prior, Cooperman headed up business and legal affairs for RED Distribution and its sister labels Relativity Records, LOUD Records, and Edel North America, in addition to positions early in his legal career at RCA Records and the law firm of Kaye, Scholer.