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Warner Chappell Music and Round Hill Announce Global Partnership

on August 14, 2019 - 12:42pm

Warner Chappell Music today announced the signing of an exclusive subpublishing agreement with Round Hill Music. The deal covers the world, excluding the U.S., Canada, the British Isles, and the Nordics. Under terms of the agreement, Warner Chappell will administer Round Hill copyrights as well as explore a diversity of creative opportunities for Round Hill songs and songwriters across the globe.


Founded in 2010, Round Hill has grown to become one of the largest independent music rights owners in the world.


Daniel Mora Promoted to Managing Director of Warner Chappell Music Colombia

on July 31, 2019 - 10:58am

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) today announced the promotion of Daniel Mora to Managing Director, Warner Chappell Music Colombia. He reports to Gustavo Menendez, President, Warner Chappell Music, Latin America.


“From the moment I met Daniel – back then a musician and songwriter himself – I could tell that he had the potential to do great things in the industry, and for this company,” said Menendez. “He’s a creative force and a hard-working leader who knows the business inside and out.


John Franck Named EVP, Commercial & Marketing for ADA Worldwide

on July 30, 2019 - 9:37am

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the global independent distribution division of Warner Music Group, today announced the appointment of John Franck to EVP, Commercial & Marketing. In this newly created role, the highly regarded executive will have oversight of ADA’s global commercial relationships, digital marketing, and digital sales & strategy. He will report to Eliah Seton, President of Independent Music & Creator Services, Warner Music Group.


“John has built a reputation as a brilliant and creative thinker, a determined and process-oriented executive, and a warm and kind soul,”


2019 Breakout Star Lizzo Signs Global Agreement with Warner Chappell Music

on July 23, 2019 - 10:19am

Warner Chappell Music today announced that it has entered into a global publishing administration agreement with rising superstar Lizzo, covering her existing and future work. Lizzo has stormed the charts around the world with upbeat, melodic anthems like “Juice” and “Truth Hurts.” Her debut album on Atlantic Records, Cuz I Love You, is an instant classic that showcases her phenomenal talents as a vocalist, rapper, songwriter, and flutist. The critically acclaimed album reached No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart in the U.S.


Hank Forsyth Named EVP, Strategy and Business Development for Warner Chappell Music

on July 16, 2019 - 5:04pm

Accomplished music and media executive Hank Forsyth has joined Warner Chappell Music (WCM) as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. In this role, Forsyth will develop and execute strategic initiatives to drive results for the publisher’s growing roster of songwriters and its iconic catalog. Based in New York, Forsyth will report to WCM Co-Chair & CEO Guy Moot and Co-Chair and COO Carianne Marshall.


“Hank comes to Warner Chappell with deep experience across the publishing, label, and biz dev spaces,” said Moot and Marshall.