Max Lousada is CEO, Recorded Music, for Warner Music Group and is responsible for overseeing all of WMG’s global Recorded Music operations, including Atlantic, Warner Records, Parlophone, Elektra Music Group, 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, WEA 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. Since 2013, Max expanded Warner Music UK’s repertoire centers to serve a broader range of artists, playing an instrumental role in the integration of Parlophone into WMUK, as well as reviving the East West Records imprint and launching dance music imprints within each of the UK’s front line labels. In addition, he has strengthened the company’s creative capabilities with the launch of The Firepit, a video content division, innovation lab and state-of-the-art recording studio.