Frank Mayor is the President and Chief Executive Officer of China Media Ventures, which oversees a number of businesses in the music, television, and film industries. In addition, he represents both the Music Copyright Society of China and China Record Corporation outside of China and has an output deal with China Central Television. He is active both in marketing Chinese content internationally and creating content specifically for the Chinese market.
Mr. Mayor has over twenty-seven years of experience in the entertainment, legal, real estate, and financial transactions industries. Active in global commerce, he was one of the first individuals to open up China for entertainment-related business. He currently oversees several holding companies with assets in film, music, and software and consults for a wide variety of entities. He has been active on a number of levels within the entertainment industry, including capital formation, production, distribution, and legal.
Beginning in 1987, Mr. Mayor acquired interests in five major recording studios and created Ruthless Management, working with a wide variety of acts that included Guns N’ Roses, Faith No More, Cheap Trick, Heart, Vanessa Williams, Kenny G, Roy Orbison, the Ventures, and Brian Wilson. In 2002, he acquired ownership of over one thousand film titles that are distributed worldwide through AIM Group LLC. In 2005 he started two film production entities, Cinevision Global Inc. and Silk Road Productions LLC, the latter with internationally recognized casting agent Bonnie Timmermann. Mr. Mayor holds BA Degrees in Economics and Political Science and a JD Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.