Catherine Haridy has been announced as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Music Centre, following John Davis’ remarkable 32-year tenure.

Catherine Haridy Catherine Haridy. Photo courtesy of the Australian Music Centre

“We are rapt that Catherine Haridy will lead the Australian Music Centre into its next phase,” said AMC Chair Genevieve Lacey. “She is a highly strategic thinker, an experienced leader and a creative manager with exceptional communication skills. Her deep knowledge of the music sector and outstanding track record of creating sustainable careers for artists will be invaluable to the AMC and the community we serve.”

Harridy, who is based in Melbourne, has worked in Artists and Repertoire for music labels Warner Music Australia and Mushroom Records, founding her own artist management company Catherine Haridy Management in 2006. The company’s roster includes Eskimo Joe, Jebediah, Bob Evans, Frente and Angie Hart.

She has served on the board of Music Victoria since 2018 and was appointed Executive Director of the Association of Artists Managers in 2019. She has also held board roles with Support Act and the Community...