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Warner Music Group Plans Move to New State-of-the-Art Building in L.A. Arts District - February 25 and March 18

on February 5, 2019 - 5:01pm

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced its move to a new state-of-the-art building in Downtown L.A.’s Arts District.


Warner/Chappell, the company’s music publishing arm, will relocate on February 25. Warner Bros. Records will move on March 18, along with the west coast teams for Atlantic, Elektra, Rhino, WEA, and ADA. WMG’s L.A. headquarters will be located in a historic building at 777 S. Santa Fe Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles’ burgeoning Arts District.


For the first time, WMG’s west coast operations will live under one roof.


Elsa Vivero Promoted to Executive Vice President of Global Digital Account Management at WEA

on January 31, 2019 - 3:49pm

Elsa Vivero has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Global Digital Account Management at WEA, the global artist and label services division of Warner Music Group. She reports to WEA President Tony Harlow and is based in New York.


In this role, Vivero and her team will continue to work closely with digital partners to enhance the global presence of WMG artists and labels—including via collaborative campaigns, editorial opportunities, and strategic planning.


“Elsa’s wide-ranging expertise, and the meaningful relationships she’s cultivated in her decades with WEA, will be key in


Ben Vaughn Promoted to President & CEO of Warner/Chappell Nashville

on January 30, 2019 - 11:06am

Widely Respected Exec Celebrates 25 Years on Music Row


Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) today announced the promotion of Ben Vaughn to President & CEO of Warner/Chappell Nashville. Vaughn will continue to lead the division’s creative and commercial activities as the Nashville music community steadily rises in global prominence. Having joined the company in 2012, Vaughn has been President of Warner/Chappell Nashville since 2017. He will report to Warner/Chappell Music’s incoming Co-Chair & CEO and the company’s Co-Chair & COO, Carianne Marshall.


Last month, Warner/Chappell was named Billboard’s


Andrea Ganis Promoted to President of Promotion for Atlantic Records

on January 22, 2019 - 2:04pm

Esteemed Exec Assumes Newly Created Post


Andrea Ganis has been promoted to the newly created position of President of Promotion for Atlantic Records, based at the company’s New York headquarters. The announcement was made today by Atlantic Chairman & COO Julie Greenwald and Chairman & CEO Craig Kallman. In her new role, she will continue to oversee all promotion activities for Atlantic and its subsidiary labels, while serving on the company’s senior leadership team. Ganis, who joined the Atlantic promotion team in 1980, was most recently Executive Vice President.


“Andrea is a force of


Michele Nadelman Named CFO of Warner Bros. Records

on January 16, 2019 - 11:01am

Brings Three Decades of Music & Entertainment Experience to New Post


Warner Bros. Records (WBR) today announced the appointment of Michele Nadelman as Chief Financial Officer. Nadelman comes to WBR following 12 years at Concord Music, where she was CFO of Recorded Music and SVP of Finance for Concord Music Corporate. In her new position, she will be based at WBR’s headquarters in Los Angeles and report to the label’s Co-Chairman & COO Tom Corson.


“Michele brings a great combination of financial savvy and hands-on label experience to her new post at WBR,” said Corson.