APRA AMCOS has today announced that Jana Gibson will take on the Head Of Member Services role following Dean Ormston's appointment as CEO commencing in July. 

Starting from 1 June, Gibson will lead the writer services, member relations, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA and Live Music Office teams, as well as oversee other member initiatives such as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music Office, SongHubs and SongMakers.

"Jana brings strong operational and relationship management expertise to the role and a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively and consultatively across the business and our membership," Ormston said.

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"She is widely respected as a senior manager in the business and we look forward to having her on the leadership team."

Gibson said of her new position, "We need to be present in the lives of music creators throughout their careers and through business cycles.

"We are a vital part of the industry ecosystem as we provide services, opportunities and advocacy to support their livelihoods.

"In a time of diversifying income, increased access to data and market disruption, we are continually partnering with our publisher, composer and songwriter members and the wider industry on opportunities to ensure their works are heard."