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Piotr Kabaj to Leave Warner Music Eastern Europe

on May 17, 2019 - 11:15am

Following the announcement of Kinga Siennicka’s appointment as Managing Director of Warner Music Poland, Piotr Kabaj is leaving Warner Music Group (WMG) after a career in the music industry spanning nearly 30 years.

Kabaj co-founded Pomaton in 1990, originally to publish songbooks, before then branching into local recorded music.  The company went on to become in 1993 a licensee for EMI, before being majority owned by the global music company.  In 2013, it was sold to WMG as part of the Parlophone Label Group divestment process following the break-up of EMI.

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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results For Fiscal Second Quarter Ended March 31, 2019

on May 7, 2019 - 7:31am
  • Total revenue grew 13.2% or was up 17.6% in constant currency
  • Digital revenue grew 20.8% or was up 25.0% in constant currency
  • Net income was $67 million versus a net loss of $1 million in the prior-year quarter
  • OIBDA was $191 million, up 25.7% from $152 million in the prior-year quarter

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its second-quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2019.

“Our second-quarter results were strong,” said Steve Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.

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Warner Music Group Corp. To Conduct Earnings Conference Call On Tuesday, May 7, 2019

on May 1, 2019 - 4:24pm

Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, for the second quarter ended March 31, 2019, and will hold an earnings update conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. ET.

To access the conference call, please dial (844) 868-0142 or (832) 777-5759. The passcode for the call is “Warner Music.”  We suggest you call in 10 minutes prior to the start time. You will be able to replay the conference call up until Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

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Warner Music Lands in Peru

on April 24, 2019 - 12:03pm

New Office Expands Warner Music’s LatAm Reach And Creates New A&R Opportunities

Warner Music has opened a new affiliate in Peru, one of the fastest-growing music markets in Latin America.  Warner Music Peru will be based in Lima and headed by Country Manager Angela Sarmiento Vera.

Sarmiento Vera is heading the operation after working at Warner Music Colombia for the last six years in various marketing roles.  She will report to Maria Mercedes Montejo, General Manager, Warner Music Andean Region.

Iñigo Zabala, President, Iberia and Latin America, Warner Music, says: “The music market in Peru

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Ryan Press Named President, A&R, U.S. for Warner/Chappell Music

on April 17, 2019 - 3:23pm

Creative Exec Is Key Member of Publisher’s Senior Management Team

Warner/Chappell Music has announced the promotion of Ryan Press to President, A&R, U.S. Press, who joined the publisher in 2009, has worked closely with an array of acclaimed songwriters and producers, among them Rihanna, Rae Sremmurd, DJ Khaled, Wiz Khalifa, Meek Mill, T-Minus, Tayla Parx, Gucci Mane, Mike Elizondo, Aloe Blacc, The-Dream, Priscilla Renea, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Wayne, Mike Will & Ear Drummers, The Stereotypes, Tay Keith, Ross Golan, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Murda Beatz, Hitmaka (Yung Berg), Southside, and many others.

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