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Warner Music Group Announces The Appointment Of Alfonso Perez-Soto As SVP Business Development, Latin America, Spain And Emerging Markets

on October 2, 2012 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group today announced the appointment of Alfonso Perez-Soto as Senior Vice President, Business Development, Latin America, Spain and Emerging Markets. Based in Miami, Perez-Soto will report to Inigo Zabala, President, Warner Music Latin America, for his work across Spain and Latin America, and Stephen Bryan, EVP Digital Strategy and Business Development, for operations in the emerging markets. This appointment marks the return of Perez-Soto to the company, having previously worked at Warner for six years, up until March 2011, as VP of Business Development, Latin America.

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Lyor Cohen To Resign After Eight Successful Years At Warner Music Group

on September 24, 2012 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group (WMG) announced today that after more than eight years at WMG, Recorded Music Chairman and CEO, Lyor Cohen will resign from the company effective September 30, 2012.
 
Since joining WMG in 2004, Cohen was responsible for the restructuring of WMG’s Recorded Music division following the company’s acquisition from Time Warner, and for leading the division’s transition from a physical to a digital music company.

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Celebration Day Press Conference With John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, And Robert Plant Announced For Friday, September 21 In London

on September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Details On Audio And Video Configurations Also Announced,

Available November 19

Concert Slated For Global Theatrical Release On October 17

Led Zeppelin announced last week the release of Celebration Day, which documents the band’s 2007 concert at London’s O2 Arena. Following this news, founding members John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant will converge in London this Friday, September 21, for a press conference about Celebration Day beginning at 1:30PM BST/8:30AM EDT.

The film of Celebration Day will see a worldwide theatrical release by Omniverse Vision on 1,500 screens in over 40
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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for the Fiscal First Quarter Ended December 31, 2011

on September 12, 2012 - 12:00am

• Digital revenue up 17% year over year
• OIBDA grew 10% and OIBDA margin expanded
• Cash balance and Free Cash Flow increased

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its fiscal first quarter financial results for the period ended December 31, 2011.

“This quarter’s results reflect a solid performance throughout WMG as we grew digital Recorded Music revenue and total Music Publishing revenue," said Stephen Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.  “Going forward we will continue to focus on long-term artist development, revenue diversification and cost management.”

“Our continued focus on executing cost

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Jon Platt Named President, Creative - North America, Warner/Chappell

on September 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Acclaimed executive strengthens Warner/Chappell’s senior management team
 
Warner/Chappell Music’s Chairman and CEO, Cameron Strang, today announced the appointment of Jon Platt to the newly created position of President, Creative - North America, Warner/Chappell Music. Platt will oversee Warner/Chappell’s A&R activities in North America, including in Los Angeles, New York and Nashville, as well as playing a key role in shaping the company strategy.
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