In addition to his current role as General Manager of its latest imprint, BloodlinesDean McLachlan has been named as Mushroom Music Publishing's new Creative Director. 

McLachlan's appointment will focus on maintaining creative publishing relationships with many of the writers he works with at Bloodlines, including Mark Seymour, James Reyne, Suze DeMarchi and Ian Moss. 

Longtime Mushroomer Bill Page will continue as Mushroom Music Publishing's Creative Manager on a part-time basis. 

"Over 20 years Dean has cultivated amazing relationships with so many of our iconic Australian artists, writers and managers that it simply makes sense for him to work with them in both our recording and publishing divisions," COO of Mushroom Labels & Music Publishing, Chris Maund, said.

"We greatly look forward to Dean applying his trademark passion and enthusiasm to this expanded role and growing this critical part of our business."