Naomi Pohl formally takes up the role of MU General Secretary today, Wednesday 23 March, following her election to the role on Monday 7 March.
Naomi said: “Coming out of the pandemic and post-Brexit, the Musicians’ Union is more crucial to musicians than ever. I am thrilled to have been elected by our members and I am committed to delivering for every musician, wherever they are based and however they make music.”
Horace Trubridge will be staying with the MU for a handover period until September while the union recruits for a third Secretariat member.
As well as handing over duties to Naomi, he is elected Vice President of the International Federation of Musicians (FIM), he will remain involved in the #FixStreaming campaign until September, and he has also been elected to the PPL Board in his own right.