ABOUT Catharine Saxberg

Catharine Saxberg is SOCAN's Vice President - International Relations. She's responsible for managing SOCAN's presence and role internationally, and for building opportunities for the organization's members beyond Canada's borders. She works with SOCAN's International team to manage relationships with partner performing rights organizations around the world. Prior to joining SOCAN, Catharine was Executive Director of the Canadian Music Publishers Association (CMPA) for eight years. Before that she was Executive Director of the Radio Starmaker Fund; Senior Project Director with Balmur Corus Music; and Director of Marketing, Canadian Broadcast Sales. Catharine has also served in a variety of industry leadership roles, including two terms on the Board of Directors of the International Confederation of Music Publishers, two terms as co-chair of ICMP’s pop bureau, co-chair of Canadian Music Week, director with the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and as a member of the National Advisory Board of FACTOR. She is also the co-founder, and chair of the Board of Directors, of the Unison Benevloent Fund,  a non-profit, registered charity that provides counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music community.