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Ben Cook Appoints Magnus Ribbeklint As General Manager, Atlantic Records UK

on October 24, 2017 - 12:18pm

Magnus Ribbeklint is named General Manager of Atlantic Records UK reporting to President, Ben Cook.

Ribbeklint joins Atlantic UK having worked as General Manager of Warner Music Sweden, as well as Vice President, Marketing, Warner Music Nordics. A widely-respected leader in his field, Ribbeklint has been instrumental in guiding the company through the evolving digital landscape, with an innate understanding of the streaming era.

Ben Cook said “Magnus is a brilliant creative and digital strategist.


Santiago Menéndez-Pidal Named Managing Director of Warner/Chappell Music Spain

on October 24, 2017 - 11:50am

Warner/Chappell Music, the global publishing company of Warner Music Group, today announced the appointment of Santiago Menéndez-Pidal as Managing Director, Warner/Chappell Music Spain, effective November 15. Menéndez-Pidal will work closely with Gustavo Menendez, President, Latin America, Warner/Chappell Music and report to Jon Platt, Chairman & CEO, Warner/Chappell Music.

Menéndez-Pidal joins from Sony Music Spain, where he served as A&R Director for the last four years, signing artists including Dvicio, Abraham Mateo, Andrés Suárez, C Tangana, Melendi and Rozalén.


Warner/Chappell Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with River House Artists

on October 24, 2017 - 10:17am

Pictured from L – R:
Front: Alicia Pruitt (WC), Drew Parker (RH), Lynn Oliver-Cline (RH), Rob Williford (RH)
Back: Phil May (WC), Ben Vaughn (WC), Zebb Luster (RH), Will Overton (WC)

Warner/Chappell Nashville today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with the independent Nashville-based publishing company River House Artists (RHA). RHA also encompasses a record label, as well as artist management services, and was launched by Lynn Oliver-Cline in 2016 to develop new country talent in Nashville. 

“It’s been great to see River House Artists accomplish so much in such a


Mark Baker Named VP, Public Policy & Government Affairs For Warner Music Group

on October 20, 2017 - 10:42am

Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG) today announced that Mark Baker has joined the company as Vice President, Public Policy & Government Affairs. In this post, Baker will oversee the company’s public policy positions and initiatives, as well as serve as its primary liaison with governmental and regulatory bodies across the globe. Baker, who will be based at WMG’s New York headquarters, will report jointly to WMG EVP & General Counsel Paul Robinson and EVP, Communications & Marketing James Steven.

“Mark brings an extraordinary depth of experience, intellect, and insight to this important post,”


Linnea Södahl Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music

on October 20, 2017 - 9:04am

Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Swedish singer/songwriter Linnea Södahl.

Södahl wrote the global smash ‘Lush Life’ for Zara Larsson, which was certified platinum in 15 countries, including the UK and US, and went 10x platinum in Sweden. The single reached number one in Sweden, Poland and Mexico, and hit the top 10 in many other countries, including the number three spot in the UK.

Linnea Södahl said: “I'm all about gut feeling, so when I had the chance to work with Warner/Chappell I knew I had to!