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Rhino Entertainment Names Patti Coleman SVP and Head of Business & Legal Affairs

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  • February 10, 2016
    Rhino Entertainment Names Patti Coleman SVP and Head of Business & Legal Affairs

    Rhino Entertainment, the catalog division of Warner Music Group (WMG), has named Patti Coleman Senior Vice President and Head of Business and Legal Affairs. Based in the company’s headquarters in Burbank, CA, Coleman will to report to Mark Pinkus, President of Rhino Entertainment.
     
    Coleman will run the legal and business affairs department for Rhino where she will oversee all artist and production deals, acquisitions, and joint ventures as well as all licenses and trademark matters. In addition, Coleman will add her expertise to new Rhino signings of legacy artists who will be recording new material for the label. She will also oversee all business affairs activity in relation to Rhino’s relationship with the Grateful Dead as well as Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE), Rhino’s joint venture with the Sinatra estate.
     
    Coleman was previously Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at Warner Bros. Records. During her eight years at WBR, she worked with many cornerstone artists for the label including Fleetwood Mac, Green Day, and R.E.M. as well as new signings such as Andra Day and Nico & Vinz. Prior to joining WMG, Coleman spent nearly a decade as a business affairs attorney for the Universal Music Group in their New York and L.A. offices.
     
    “Patti has been a vital part of the Warner family for many years and she is a tremendous addition to the Rhino team in Burbank,” says Pinkus. “Warner’s President of Global Catalog Tim Fraser-Harding and myself are grateful to have her expertise and guidance as we continue to develop catalog initiatives and sign new deals with legacy artists.”
     
    “It is an honor to be able to work such a fantastic catalog that includes some of the greatest artists of all time and the most important albums ever recorded. Mark and Tim oversee an amazing team, one that I’m thrilled to now be a part of,” says Coleman. “I’m also delighted to be staying in the WMG family, where I will continue to work alongside the smartest and most passionate people in the music business.”
     
    Coleman has lived in Los Angeles for over 15 years and currently resides in Sherman Oaks with her teenage daughter.

     

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on February 10, 2016 - 3:46pm

Rhino Entertainment, the catalog division of Warner Music Group (WMG), has named Patti Coleman Senior Vice President and Head of Business and Legal Affairs. Based in the company’s headquarters in Burbank, CA, Coleman will to report to Mark Pinkus, President of Rhino Entertainment.
 
Coleman will run the legal and business affairs department for Rhino where she will oversee all artist and production deals, acquisitions, and joint ventures as well as all licenses and trademark matters. In addition, Coleman will add her expertise to new Rhino signings of legacy artists who will be recording new material for the label. She will also oversee all business affairs activity in relation to Rhino’s relationship with the Grateful Dead as well as Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE), Rhino’s joint venture with the Sinatra estate.
 
Coleman was previously Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at Warner Bros. Records. During her eight years at WBR, she worked with many cornerstone artists for the label including Fleetwood Mac, Green Day, and R.E.M. as well as new signings such as Andra Day and Nico & Vinz. Prior to joining WMG, Coleman spent nearly a decade as a business affairs attorney for the Universal Music Group in their New York and L.A. offices.
 
“Patti has been a vital part of the Warner family for many years and she is a tremendous addition to the Rhino team in Burbank,” says Pinkus. “Warner’s President of Global Catalog Tim Fraser-Harding and myself are grateful to have her expertise and guidance as we continue to develop catalog initiatives and sign new deals with legacy artists.”
 
“It is an honor to be able to work such a fantastic catalog that includes some of the greatest artists of all time and the most important albums ever recorded. Mark and Tim oversee an amazing team, one that I’m thrilled to now be a part of,” says Coleman. “I’m also delighted to be staying in the WMG family, where I will continue to work alongside the smartest and most passionate people in the music business.”
 
Coleman has lived in Los Angeles for over 15 years and currently resides in Sherman Oaks with her teenage daughter.