David McGinnis is the General Manager of Mute Song, the music publishing arm of the Mute record label.
Following a decade learning the legal and technical foundations of music rights management and licensing at PPL and MCPS, McGinnis joined Mute Song in 1999 in the creative and marketing role of Licensing Manager. Over time McGinnis' role with the publisher developed and expanded to cover all areas of operation. He was appointed General Manager of the Company in 2014.
As General Manager of Mute Song, David McGinnis manages all of the company's A&R, creative and business affairs activity, supervises the copyright, royalty and sync teams and directs the company's future development and growth.
In 2015 McGinnis was elected to the UK Music Publishers Association Board of Directors.
David was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and has lived in London for thirty years.