OMiP / Investor Relations / The Board

The Board

Michael Infante

Michael Infante

Chief Executive Officer One Media iP Group PLC

Michael started his career in 1976 in the food industry working for his family’s business, Creamery Fare. In 1988, after jointly orchestrating the sale of his family’s business to the publicly listed Hazlewood Foods PLC, he joined the music industry. He worked on the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s largest recording project as the executive producer for over 140 classical albums recorded at CTS studios in London.

In 1995 Michael co-founded Air Music & Media Group PLC (now MBL Plc), which was admitted to trading on the OFEX market (the former name of PLUS) in 2000 and subsequently moved to AIM in 2001. Recognising the emerging digital market in 2005, Michael founded the Company.

Michael oversees the Company’s acquisition programme having introduced an acquisition policy for nostalgic audio/visual content and has made over 80 acquisitions to date of small music and TV content catalogues.

Michael is a serving Justice of the Peace for the West London Local Justice Area

 

Email: hello@omip.co.uk

Steve Gunning

Steve Gunning

Chief Finance Officer & Company Secretary One Media iP Group PLC

Steve began his career with Barclays Bank plc, where he gained an extensive knowledge of the banking environment, both personal and corporate followed by a move to Dixons Group plc, working in the Finance department.

His career then took him to Share plc, an independent retail stockbroker, and to the position of Chief Accountant. After 8 years with Share plc he took a position as the company accountant for Kings Oak Homes Ltd (a subsidiary of Barratt Developments plc) responsible for group reporting.

In 2007 he joined e-Financial Management Ltd, managing a portfolio of clients providing outsourced finance solutions and expertise to SME’s, before starting his own company in 2012 and now provides strategic and financial support to a diverse set of clients in the manufacturing, property, retail, media and education sectors.

An Accountant with over 20 years experience in the finance industry, both managing the finance function for a wide range of companies and being part of the senior management team. He has a CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting and is a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians.

Email: hello@omip.co.uk

Alice Dyson

Alice Dyson

Chief Operating Officer One Media iP Group PLC

Alice Dyson is COO at One Media iP PLC, and a highly regarded member of the independent music community, representing the Independent recorded music sector at the highest level in the UK as an elected Director of the British Phonographic Industry.

After graduating from the London College of Music and Media with a degree in Photography & Media Arts (BA Hon), Alice started her career with media manufacturers, The VDC Group as a label manager to many independent record labels.  Alice’s following twenty years’ experience expanded into management positions within sales and marketing all within the home entertainment and music industry.

Since joining One Media iP in 2014, Alice has been relentless in transforming the operations of the business to support the diversification of revenues and facilitate the changing business landscape. Working with an accomplished senior management team, she ensures that the company is growing through targeted acquisitions of music content, expanding and diversifying into various genres and territories that stand to see increased returns driven by the global growth of streaming. Whilst ensuring the optimisation of the company’s music iP through the 600+ digital retailers such as iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube and Google Play. Alice has been instrumental in innovating and delivering to the industry a new company initiative that addresses the problem of music piracy, called TCAT, as well as a new acquisition initiative called Harmony IP, that puts creators of iP at the heart of every deal.

In September 2017 Alice was elected as a Director to the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and is one of six Independent representatives on the BPI’s Council. The BPI is the UK record labels’ association that promotes British music and champions the UK’s recorded music industry – the world’s fourth largest and the biggest exporter of recorded music in the world after the US. The BPI helps to safeguard the rights of its members and of all the artists, performers and record label members . In 2019 Alice was re-elected to the board to represent the Independent recorded industry sector for a further  3-year term.

Alice is a serving First Responder volunteer for South Buckinghamshire Ambulance Service qualified to deliver life-saving skills at 999 emergencies. She has also  played hockey for the South England Masters, the England Masters squad and the Lionesses squad.

Email: hello@omip.co.uk

Claire Blunt

Claire Blunt

Independent Non-Executive Chairman One Media iP Group PLC

Claire Blunt, Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Claire is currently the Chief Financial, Operating and Data Officer – Hearst Europe, having recently been promoted from the role of chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Hearst UK. Prior to this Claire was chief financial officer of Hearst UK but took on the additional responsibilities of chief operating officer in 2017 to expand her role.

Prior to her roles at Hearst UK, Claire has served in lead financial and management roles at BrightHouse, Selecta Group, Hobbycraft and Staples.

Email: hello@omip.co.uk

Brian Berg

Brian Berg

Independent Non-Executive Director One Media iP Group PLC

Brian Berg, Independent Non-Executive Director

Brian Berg is Chairman of Eclipse Global Entertainment. He also holds senior media and music consultancy roles for various major companies and is Executive Producer on the hit musical Dreamboats and Petticoats.

Prior to this Brian was the President of Universal Music Enterprises and a director of Universal Music, which is the biggest record company in the world.

Brian has been chairman of fundraising for the leading music industry charity Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy, as well as a governor of the school and is still very involved with the charity.

Email: hello@omip.co.uk

Michael Infante

Michael Infante

Chief Executive Officer One Media iP Group PLC

Michael started his career in 1976 in the food industry working for his family’s business, Creamery Fare. In 1988, after jointly orchestrating the sale of his family’s business to the publicly listed Hazlewood Foods PLC, he joined the music industry. He worked on the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s largest recording project as the executive producer for over 140 classical albums recorded at CTS studios in London.

In 1995 Michael co-founded Air Music & Media Group PLC (now MBL Plc), which was admitted to trading on the OFEX market (the former name of PLUS) in 2000 and subsequently moved to AIM in 2001. Recognising the emerging digital market in 2005, Michael founded the Company.

Michael oversees the Company’s acquisition programme having introduced an acquisition policy for nostalgic audio/visual content and has made over 80 acquisitions to date of small music and TV content catalogues.

Michael is a serving Justice of the Peace for the West London Local Justice Area

 

Email: hello@omip.co.uk

Steve Gunning

Steve Gunning

Chief Finance Officer & Company Secretary One Media iP Group PLC

Steve began his career with Barclays Bank plc, where he gained an extensive knowledge of the banking environment, both personal and corporate followed by a move to Dixons Group plc, working in the Finance department.

His career then took him to Share plc, an independent retail stockbroker, and to the position of Chief Accountant. After 8 years with Share plc he took a position as the company accountant for Kings Oak Homes Ltd (a subsidiary of Barratt Developments plc) responsible for group reporting.

In 2007 he joined e-Financial Management Ltd, managing a portfolio of clients providing outsourced finance solutions and expertise to SME’s, before starting his own company in 2012 and now provides strategic and financial support to a diverse set of clients in the manufacturing, property, retail, media and education sectors.

An Accountant with over 20 years experience in the finance industry, both managing the finance function for a wide range of companies and being part of the senior management team. He has a CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting and is a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians.

Email: hello@omip.co.uk

Alice Dyson

Alice Dyson

Chief Operating Officer One Media iP Group PLC

Alice Dyson is COO at One Media iP PLC, and a highly regarded member of the independent music community, representing the Independent recorded music sector at the highest level in the UK as an elected Director of the British Phonographic Industry.

After graduating from the London College of Music and Media with a degree in Photography & Media Arts (BA Hon), Alice started her career with media manufacturers, The VDC Group as a label manager to many independent record labels.  Alice’s following twenty years’ experience expanded into management positions within sales and marketing all within the home entertainment and music industry.

Since joining One Media iP in 2014, Alice has been relentless in transforming the operations of the business to support the diversification of revenues and facilitate the changing business landscape. Working with an accomplished senior management team, she ensures that the company is growing through targeted acquisitions of music content, expanding and diversifying into various genres and territories that stand to see increased returns driven by the global growth of streaming. Whilst ensuring the optimisation of the company’s music iP through the 600+ digital retailers such as iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube and Google Play. Alice has been instrumental in innovating and delivering to the industry a new company initiative that addresses the problem of music piracy, called TCAT, as well as a new acquisition initiative called Harmony IP, that puts creators of iP at the heart of every deal.

In September 2017 Alice was elected as a Director to the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and is one of six Independent representatives on the BPI’s Council. The BPI is the UK record labels’ association that promotes British music and champions the UK’s recorded music industry – the world’s fourth largest and the biggest exporter of recorded music in the world after the US. The BPI helps to safeguard the rights of its members and of all the artists, performers and record label members . In 2019 Alice was re-elected to the board to represent the Independent recorded industry sector for a further  3-year term.

Alice is a serving First Responder volunteer for South Buckinghamshire Ambulance Service qualified to deliver life-saving skills at 999 emergencies. She has also  played hockey for the South England Masters, the England Masters squad and the Lionesses squad.

Email: hello@omip.co.uk

Top