Mark Chung is the Managing Director of the independent music publishing company Freibank Musikverlags und -vermarktungs GmbH. He is also CEO of SMJL GmbH, Managing Director of Cyburbia Medien GmbH and Managing Partner of H|C Publishing GmbH & Co KG. He started his career in 1981 as a musician and band manager of Einstürzende Neubauten. From 1995 to 1996 he was the Managing Director of the German branch of the independent record company Play It Again Sam. In 1997 he joined Sony Music Entertainment International as Senior Vice President SINE until he became Managing Director of Freibank Musikverlags und -vermarktungs GmbH in 2005. Mark is a board member of VUT (German Association of Independent Music Companies) and of Initiative Musik gGmbH.