Schubert Music Publishing France was officially started in 2011 by Andreas Schubert and Marta Zgrzywa.
Within a few months Matthieu Chabaud joined the company as Managing Director, bringing in over 18 years of experience in the music industry as legal & business affairs (Warner Music France and Warner/Chappell Music France), MD and A&R (MVS Music Publishing), owner and music supervisor (Bruit Blanc).
In 2017, Alex Cortay has joined SMP France as Sync and A&R Manager after collaborating and consulting for Schubert Music Publishing as a freelance and sync broker for a few years.
With 20 years of experience in the music industry, Alex started his career writing about music for Press and Web as well as working as Head of Programming and Music Coordinator for the French Student Radio Federation.
For 10 years he was running PR agency Magnetic Promoters (working for Warp, Record Makers, Rhymesayers, !K7, F Communications among others) and established the independent label Asphalt Duchess (Grizzly Bear, Psapp, Mondkopf, The Embassy, François-Eudes Chanfrault).
In 2020 Alex took over the role of the Managing Director of Schubert Music Publishing SARL and Smile Records France, focusing on both the core publishing business, as well as the production music part of the company.