Email: paul (at) music.us
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Paul Zamek is a 40+ year veteran of the international entertainment industry.
Paul is President/CEO of global technology & digital media solutions company, Zamek World Marketing, Inc. ZWM has performed a wide range of services for its clients, including entertainment marketing, licensing consulting, publishing and master catalog representation and procurement, branding strategy, new business development and sponsorship procurement.
In addition to above mentioned services, the company has developed into the premier designer and manufacturer of bespoke USBs, specializing in the creation and development of custom, portable USB drives, which can be loaded with a variety of digital content. The company created custom drives for artists, brands and clients, including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Lady Gaga, M.I.A, Coldplay, Tony Bennett, Paul Simon, Bon Jovi, Zac Brown Band, Louis Vuitton, the City of Memphis, Hunter Hayes, David Guetta Deadmau5, Juanes, Lady Antebellum as well as several more artists and brands.
Paul served as President/CEO of European Multimedia Group Inc.(EMG), Co-President of RPM Record Group, and a member of the Board of Directors of the South African based Gallo Group. Paul also served as SVP of EMI (South Africa) and VP/General Manager of Capitol Records, (South Africa).
Prior to his rise to the recording industry executive ranks, Paul worked in many areas of entertainment; his experience includes working as a concert promoter, booking agent, artist manager and owner of a retail record chain and has worked in various capacities for a long list of dignitaries and recording artists from around the world. Among others, the list includes Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Elton John, Paul Simon, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Tina Turner and the estates of Johnny Cash, John Denver, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and Conway Twitty
Paul pioneered the pet category with Warner Bros. Consumer Products by creating “Sylvester Thscoopable Cat Litter” as well as the successful brands “Road Runner Ice Melt” and “Twitty Bird Wild Bird Food- The Only Brand That Really Sings” with Conway Twitty.
Among the corporate sponsorships and licenses that Paul has acquired are Remy Martin Cognac, Jim Beam, Jack Daniels, Miller Beer, Coca-Cola, Pepsico, Proctor & Gamble, Campbell Soup Company, American Airlines and South West Airlines.
In 1997, he consulted the Swedish based multi media company, Modern Times Group (MTG) and assisted in the launch of their successful on line CD and DVD division, one of the first such services in Europe.
In addition to performing artists, Paul’s corporate client list continues with Apple Corporation UK, Yahoo Music, Mobile Entertainment Forum, AARP, ReedMIDEM Organization, Time-Life Music, Warner/ Chappell Music, Warner Music Group, General Motors, The Ford Motor Company, Wal-Mart Stores, Capitol Music Group, SONY Music, Curb Entertainment, Jive Records, Eagle Rock Entertainment, Atlantic Records, Universal Music Group, Virgin Records, ,CAA, ICM and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.
Paul’s industry memberships include CMA, NARAS, LIMA.