AUTODIA becomes a member of GESAC

Greek collecting society AUTODIA has become the 33rd member of GESAC. The decision was voted on unanimously by other member societies at the our general meeting on 21 November.

AUTODIA CEO Yiannis Stathakopoulous said: “This is an important milestone for AUTODIA as it seeks to operate to the highest European and International standards and bring much needed stability to the Greek market. It looks forward to contributing to GESAC’s vital mission to advocate for adequate remuneration for creators and promote collective management as the best solution to respect and protect authors’ rights. It’s important that, through GESAC, EU policymakers understand the perspective of creators from Greece and across Europe.”

General Manager of GESAC Véronique Desbrosses added: “I am delighted to welcome AUTODIA to the GESAC community, which will expand on our perspective and activities in Greece. AUTODIA is contributing to restoring stability and confidence in the Greek market for protected works and among the creator community. We look forward to closely cooperating to ensure a high level of protection of authors right and the promotion of collective management in Greece and across Europe.”

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