Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced the promotion of Eliah Seton to Senior Vice President, International Strategy & Operations, Warner Recorded Music. In this newly created role, Seton will report to Stu Bergen, President, International, Warner Recorded Music, working to grow the company's global business and build new opportunities for its artists. Seton's responsibilities will include helping to accelerate the development of Warner Music's international operations, and collaborating with Bergen and Warner Music's affiliates to identify and execute strategic priorities, special projects and local investments.
In making the appointment, Bergen said "Eliah has demonstrated impressive commercial acumen and strategic insight, which inform his deep understanding of all facets of our business around the world. His wide-ranging expertise, tireless work ethic and strong passion for music make him the perfect choice for this position.”
Seton's previous role at WMG was Vice President, Office of the CEO—a team he helped build—and where he contributed to a wide variety of strategic initiatives. Most recently, he was involved in WMG's deal to acquire Parlophone Label Group (PLG) and the planning for PLG's integration with the WMG family. Before that, Seton spent two years in WMG's Strategy & Business Development team, where he worked on the sale of the company to Access Industries in 2011. Prior to arriving at WMG, Seton held roles at Goldman Sachs and Portfolio Logic. Seton has an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated from Harvard College.
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Source: Warner Music Group