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As Riptide Music’s Senior Vice President, Richard Hellstern brings together his experience in finance, publishing, writing and producing to be an agile and effective head of daily operations for a growing company in a fast-changing music industry.

Hellstern got his start in music publishing and administration 14 years ago, after having spent 10 years in music production and performance. Previously at PEN Music Group, Inc., he has represented marquee catalogues like the Bob Marley estate and Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, artists including Olivia Newton John, Gina Schock of The Go-Go’s, and Don Felder of The Eagles, as well as platinum-selling copyrights by Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez, Luther Vandross and many others.

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