Nashville, Tenn. (July 20, 2015) —- Steve Ford, General Manager of Centricity Music, announced today the hiring of Chad Segura as Vice-President of Centricity Publishing. In this new role, Segura will oversee the development of songwriter and artist relationships, Centricity Music’s publishing catalog, and sync opportunities. Segura, who is one of the most respected publishing executives in the Christian music industry, brings a wealth of experience to his new position that includes stints at Capitol CMG Publishing, Word Music Publishing and his own company, Meld Music. He has worked with some of the most high-profile Christian artists over the years that include for King & Country, Matthew West and Chris Tomlin. Segura has also played an active role in promoting key opportunities for artists with top worship anthems and major film & TV placements. He will begin his new duties immediately and can be reached at [email protected]. Segura will report directly to Ford.
“I am so honored to join the Centricity team,” says Segura. “The company has an amazing staff and a phenomenal artist roster. I’m a big fan of who they are and what they do. I couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to lead and help grow their publishing division in this new season.”
“To have someone with Chad’s experience and qualifications join the Centricity team is humbling,” adds Ford. “Chad has spent his career serving artists and writers who are making an impact for Christ. When Chad and I had our early conversations about joining the team it felt like he was the perfect fit for our culture.”
Launched in 2005, Centricity Publishing has become a leader in writer and song development. The company is home to award-winning writers Seth Mosley and Jonathan Lee, as well as many acclaimed artist/writers from the Centricity Music label, including Jason Gray, Lauren Daigle and Unspoken. In addition to placing songs in the country market (Trisha Yearwood, High Valley), the company’s music has been utilized by the NFL Network, Speed Network, Jane by Design, One Tree Hill, Veggie Tales and Target, among other outlets. Last year, Centricity Publishing launched CentricWorship to service the global Church with songs for congregational worship. In 2015, Centricity Publishing took home top honors from the SESAC Christian Music Awards by being named Christian Publisher of the Year and Christian Songwriter of the Year (Mosley).
For more information about Centricity Publishing please visit online at www.centricitypublishing.com.