Guy Moot serves as Co-Chair and CEO of Warner Chappell Music (WCM), the publishing arm of Warner Music Group. Alongside the company’s Co-Chair and COO, Carianne Marshall, Guy has built a global organization where curiosity, collaboration and commitment drive a forward-thinking culture focused on super-serving its roster of top talent. Since joining WCM in 2019, the company has signed and retained both established and emerging artists, songwriters and producers, such as Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Anderson .Paak, Lizzo, Central Cee, Celeste, Stromae, Daniel Caesar, the late Pop Smoke and Saweetie as well as some of music’s most iconic legends and their catalogs, including David Bowie, Quincy Jones, George Michael and Madonna, among many others.
During Guy’s distinguished career of 30+ years, he’s held senior roles at some of the world’s largest publishing companies, signing many of music’s most influential songwriters such as Amy Winehouse, Lana Del Rey, Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi. Prior to Warner Chappell, Guy was President of Worldwide Creative at Sony Music Publishing and EMI Music Publishing. In 2005, he became EMI’s UK MD and President of European Creative and played a key role in ensuring that EMI was named Music Week Publisher of the Year for 14 years running. While at the helm of EMI, Guy signed top songwriters, such as Arctic Monkeys, Jamiroquai, Deadmau5, Sia, Paul Epworth, Sean Paul, Calvin Harris, Anne-Marie and Jorja Smith, and in 2012, he helped to lead the Sony and EMI merger in Europe. When Sony fully acquired EMI in 2018, Guy continued in his role as President of Worldwide Creative, where he oversaw the signings of chart-toppers such as Ed Sheeran, Drake, Charli XCX, Sam Smith, Arcade Fire and StarGate.
As one of the highest-ranked executives in the music industry, Guy was featured in Billboard’s “Power 100” list in 2019, 2020 and 2022 after it took a break the previous year. He also made the Variety500 list in 2020 and 2021.