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John O'Donnell

Director of OdFellows / Co-Manager of Cold Chisel (AUS)

John O'Donnell is one of the most highly regarded music executives in Australia. After a career in music journalism, as Music Editor at Rolling Stone magazine and Editor of Juice magazine, John joined Sony Music in 1994 and started the internationally successful Murmur label. In 2002, John left Sony to become CEO of EMI Music Australia/NZ. John started his own music consulting business in 2008. He recently co-authored the much acclaimed and top selling book 'The 100 Best Australian Albums' and is the co-manager of the legendary Australian band Cold Chisel. The highlight of his life was when he joined Neil Young onstage at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.