SOCAN Statement - SOCAN

SOCAN Statement

Friday, April 23, 2021

Toronto, April 22, 2021 – SOCAN announced today that Marc Ouellette, president of the organization’s board of directors, has received and accepted the resignation of board member Denis Wolff.

Wolff also has withdrawn his nomination from the current board election and has resigned from the board of directors of the SOCAN Foundation.

“Denis Wolff felt that an ongoing personal matter could be too much of a distraction for the board,” Ouellette said. “I have accepted his resignation and thank him for his many years of work with the board of directors.”

SOCAN is a rights management organization that connects more than four-million music creators, music publishers and visual artists worldwide and more than a quarter-million businesses and individuals in Canada. More than 160,000 songwriters, composers, music publishers and visual artists are its direct members, and over 100,000 organizations are Licensed To Play music across Canada. With a concerted use of progressive technology and unique data as well as a commitment to lead the global transformation of rights management, SOCAN is dedicated to upholding the fundamental truths that music and visual arts have value and creators and publishers deserve fair compensation for their work. For more information: