Max Lousada is CEO, Recorded Music, for Warner Music Group and is responsible for overseeing all of WMG’s global Recorded Music operations, including 300, Atlantic, Warner Records, Parlophone, Elektra, Warner Music Nashville, Global Catalog/Rhino, and Warner Classics, as well as WMG’s international Recorded Music affiliates and WMG’s Artist & Label Services divisions, WMX and ADA.
He previously served as Chairman & CEO of Warner Music UK, where he oversaw the UK family of labels and imprints. There, he and his team consistently grew market share, broke chart records, and released music that achieved global success. In addition, he served as Chairman of the BRITs Committee from 2014 to 2016.
Max previously headed up Atlantic Records UK for nine years, during which time he built an award-winning team and a strong roster of artists. Prior to Atlantic, Max held roles at Mushroom Records and Rawkus Records. He began his career by founding a distribution company, In A Silent Way.