We are one of the biggest collective management organisations for neighbouring rights in Europe. Please read on to find out more about our activity as representatives of our rights holders.
Our associates are the Deutsche Orchestervereinigung e.V. (German Orchestra Association, short: DOV) and the Bundesverband Schauspiel e.V. (Federal Acting Association, short: BFFS) for the performers’ side and the Bundesverband Musikindustrie e.V. (Federal Association of the Music Industry, short: BVMI) and the Verband unabhängiger Musikunternehmer*innen e.V. (Association of Independent Musicians and Music Companies, short: VUT) for the producers’ side. They look after the right balance being maintained at GVL.
Associate representative for the German Orchestra Association (DOV) is the DOV Managing Director, Gerald Mertens.
Associate representative for the Bundesverband Schauspiel e.V. (BFFS) is the Executive Counsel of the BFFS, Bernhard F. Störkmann.
Associate representative for the Federal Association of the Music Industry (BVMI) is the BVMI Chairman of the Board, Dr. Florian Drücke.
Associate representative for the Association of Independent Musicians and Music Companies (VUT) is VUT Managing Director Jörg Heidemann.