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Eric Mackay To Lead Warner/Chappell's Global Digital Strategy & Team

on October 26, 2017 - 8:11am

Dynamic Executive Promoted to Worldwide Role

Warner/Chappell Music, the global publishing company of Warner Music Group, today announced that Eric Mackay has been promoted with immediate effect to Executive Vice President, Global Digital Strategy.

Primarily based in London, Eric will continue to report directly to Jon Platt, Chairman and CEO of Warner/Chappell Music. In his new post, Mackay will be responsible for leading the publisher’s global digital strategy, as well as expanding its commercial partnerships for the benefit of its songwriters.

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Helen McLaughlin Appointed Managing Director, Warner Music Sweden

on October 25, 2017 - 12:00am

Helen McLaughlin has been appointed Managing Director, Warner Music Sweden.  She will take up the role on January 1st and will report to Jonas Siljemark, President, Warner Music Nordics.

McLaughlin joins Warner Music from Sony Music Sweden, where she has served as Head of A&R for the last six years.

Helen McLaughlin says: “I’m delighted and humbled to have been offered this opportunity. I’ve known Jonas Siljemark for many years and am very excited to get the chance to work with him and to get to know the rest of the Warner family.

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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.

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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.

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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