Mark Ansorge is Warner Music Group's Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Compliance Officer and is responsible for the company's worldwide employment functions, including compensation and benefits, staffing, organization, employee relations, new employee initiatives and productivity, as well as the company's Compliance and Ethics Program.
Ansorge joined WMG's legal department as Assistant Counsel in 1992, and has since worked on a wide variety of matters, including joint ventures, new media issues, executive employment agreements and other employment matters. He has held various positions in the legal department including, between 2007 and 2008, serving as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.
Since the company's initial public offering, Ansorge has served as Chief Compliance Officer, and in that role he helped establish the company's Code of Conduct, and oversees its Compliance and Ethics Program. The Program helps educate WMG's employees about the importance of complying with applicable law, and seeks to build a company culture that encourages employees to "do the right thing" both in dealings with each other, and with business partners.
Prior to joining WMG he practiced law as an associate at Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts (now known as Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP ). Ansorge holds a bachelor of science degree from Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law.