Kees Van Weijen
Kees van Weijen has been working in the Entertainment Industry in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Great Britain since 1974, during which time he has worked for Universal Music as Executive Vice President, Co-owner of Rough Trade Distribution and Managing Director of Mercury Records, MCA and Polydor, with artists such as INXS, Kiss, Elton John, Dire Straits, LIVE, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, No Doubt, U2, Lionel Ritchie. He is currently running HIT4US as managing director,
The Dutch IFPI awarded him the “Zilveren Fonograaf “ for outstanding contribution in the music industry in 2011. He is President of STOMP – Stichting Onafhankelijke Muziek Producenten – in the Netherlands, Executive of the Dutch Pop Coalition Export and was elected Chairman of the IMPALA board in 2013. In 2017 he assumed the post of President of IMPALA. Kees is also on the board of WIN; Worldwide Independent Network.