James Leach is currently the Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relation, West Coast Operations of SESAC. Leach has been with SESAC for over ten years and is responsible for SESAC’s Los Angeles office operations. Leach will also recruits writers and publishers for SESAC as well as facilitate catalog affiliations.
Leach began his music career at Famous Music Publishing before landing with ATV Music Group where he was eventually named Director of Creative Affairs. Upon leaving ATV, Leach formed Leach Entertainment Enterprises where he consulted for several indie labels and placed music recording projects in various film/television projects. Leach rejoined Famous Music Publishing and was responsible for signing current million-selling artist/producer AKON and also served as Music Consultant/Coordinator for the groundbreaking TV show, “New York Undercover” as well as serving as a Music Supervisor for Fox Television before joining SESAC in 2001.