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Leif O. Ribe Named General Manager of Warner Music Norway

on September 27, 2019 - 8:08am

Leif O. Ribe has been named as the next General Manager of Warner Music Norway. He will take up the role from January 1st and report to Jonas Siljemark, President, Warner Music Nordics. Ribe will join the Warner Music team after working in a number of senior marketing and A&R roles at Sony Music Norway.

Leif O. Ribe says: “It’ll be a huge privilege to lead the amazing team at Warner Music Norway. I’m lucky enough to have worked with some of the most talented artists in Norway and I can’t wait to bring that experience to my new role.


Mark Fry Named Vice President, Warner Music Nordics

on August 29, 2019 - 5:32am

Mark Fry has been appointed to the newly created post of Vice President, Warner Music Nordics. In this role he will work with Jonas Siljemark, President, Warner Music Nordics, to support our teams across the region in some of the world’s most advanced digital markets.

Fry will also continue to serve as Managing Director of Warner Music Finland, a title he has held since 2017, and operate out of the company’s Helsinki office.

Mark Fry says: “I’m honoured that Jonas has placed his trust in me to help him support our artists and grow our business across the Nordics.


Warner Music Group Announces Partnership with Music Streaming Service Audiomack

on August 22, 2019 - 12:29pm

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced it has entered a partnership with influential music streaming and discovery service, Audiomack, marking the platform’s first licensing deal with a major label. The two will work together on content concepts and explore ways to break emerging artists, connecting avid music fans and tastemakers with rising talent before they hit the mainstream.


“It’s important that we take a principled but adventurous approach to empowering entrepreneurialism,” said Allan Coye, Vice President of Digital Strategy & Business Development, Warner Music Group.


Claudia Butzky Named Senior Vice President of Brand Partnerships, Strategic Marketing & Commercial Sync Licensing for Warner Records

on August 21, 2019 - 9:35am

Warner Records has named Claudia Butzky as Senior Vice President of Brand Partnerships, Strategic Marketing & Commercial Sync Licensing. Based in Los Angeles, Butzky will report to Tom Corson, Co-Chairman & COO, Warner Records.


“Claudia is one of the most well-respected and admired strategic branding experts, and she will be a tremendous asset to our artists and our company as a whole,” said Corson. “I have been fortunate to know and experience Claudia’s creative energy and innovative marketing firsthand, and her expertise in connecting music, artists and brands is truly impressive.


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.