Charles Caldas exits Merlin having 'changed perception' of indie sector

Ben Homewood

Outgoing Merlin CEO Charles Caldas has told Music Week that his 12-year tenure has proved that he’s “not afraid of butting heads with people when I need to”.

Caldas announced his exit in June, and steps down this month having overseen rapid growth from Merlin’s inception in 2007. Established by a group of indie sector heavyweights including AIM founder Alison Wenham and Beggars Group chairman Martin Mills, the digital rights agency has distributed more than $2 billion (£1.5bn) to its ...

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