Who we are Our Board Damian Trotter Director Damian Trotter is the Managing Director of Sony/ATV Music Publishing. After joining CBS Records (now Sony) in 1981, Damian held various positions within the company before leaving in 1990 to take up the position of General Manager of East West Records. He returned to Sony in 1991 when he was appointed to his current position. Following the merger of Sony/ATV Music Publishing with EMI Music Publishing in 2012, Damian was appointed Managing Director of both companies. Damian is also a Director of the Australasian Music Publishers Association Limited (APRA); a Director and former Chairman of the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society Limited (AMCOS); a Director of the Australasian Music Publishers Association Limited (AMPAL); and Patron of the Australian Music Prize (AMP).