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on April 15, 2015 - 2:40pm

Asylum has been a legendary name in the music industry for over four decades. Part of the WMG family since its inception, the label has always served as a breeding ground for compelling new artists. Today, Asylum lives under the umbrella of Atlantic Records UK, with a roster that includes Ed Sheeran, Rudimental, and Charli XCX, among others. The label was launched in 1971 by David Geffen, in partnership with Atlantic, as a haven for a groundbreaking new generation of singer/songwriters. Its early signings included Jackson Browne, the Eagles, Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt, and Tom Waits.

Tim Fraser-Harding

on April 14, 2015 - 11:25am

Tim Fraser-Harding is Warner Music Group’s President, Global Catalog, Recorded Music. Based in London, he oversees global strategy and operations for all aspects of the development and marketing of WMG’s rich legacy of recorded music – which includes classic repertoire from iconic labels such as Atlantic, Elektra, Warner Bros., and Parlophone. Tim’s responsibilities include spearheading worldwide campaigns, identifying and implementing innovative product initiatives, and advancing the company’s digital catalog strategy.

Tim joined WMG in 2012 from Sony Music, where he held a number of senior

Max Lousada

on April 14, 2015 - 11:20am

Max Lousada is CEO, Recorded Music, for Warner Music Group (WMG) and is responsible for overseeing all of WMG’s global Recorded Music operations, including Atlantic, Warner Bros., Parlophone, Warner Music Nashville, Global Catalog/Rhino and Warner Classics, as well as WMG's international Recorded Music affiliates and WMG’s Artist & Label Services divisions, WEA and ADA.

He previously served as Chairman & CEO of Warner Music UK (WMUK), where he oversaw the UK family of labels and imprints.

John Esposito

on April 14, 2015 - 11:13am

John Esposito is Chairman & CEO of Warner Music Nashville, where he oversees the company’s country music division – including Warner Bros. Nashville and Atlantic Nashville. John, who has held this post since 2009, was previously President and CEO of WEA Corp., WMG’s sales and marketing division, while also overseeing Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) and Independent Label Group (ILG).

John joined WMG in 2002 from The Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJ) where, as General Manager/Executive Vice President, he managed the company’s day-to-day operational activities.

James Steven

on March 23, 2015 - 3:26pm

James Steven is EVP & Chief Communications Officer for Warner Music Group. He is responsible for WMG’s worldwide communications and corporate marketing functions, including external and internal communications, investor relations, social responsibility, and special events. He also oversees the interaction and coordination of the communications functions of WMG’s operating companies.

James joined WMG in 2007 as part of the company's international communications team based in London. He relocated to New York in 2012, becoming Senior Vice President, Communications & Marketing.