Warner-Chappell Names Jon Platt Pres./Creative N.A.
September 10, 2012 at 2:48 PM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC has appointed JON PLATT to Pres./Creative-NORTH AMERICA. He will oversee WARNER/CHAPPELL’s A&R activities in NORTH AMERICA, including in LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and NASHVILLE, as well as playing a key role in shaping the company strategy. PLATT previously served as Pres./NORTH AMERICA, Creative, for EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING.
"JON's character, his leadership skills and his ability to identify, sign and nurture talent combine to make him one of the top executives in the music business," Chairman/CEO CAMERON STRANG said. "His unwavering commitment to songwriters and their music has led to his continued and long term success. His approach makes him a perfect fit with WARNER/CHAPPELL and an outstanding addition to our senior team. I look forward to working with him as we continue to grow WARNER/CHAPPELL and strengthen the services we provide to our songwriters and publishing partners."
"WARNER/CHAPPELL is a creative force with an incredible heritage, a world-class roster of writers and a renewed sense of energy and purpose," PLATT stated. "CAMERON and the team have already achieved great things and I am excited to begin a new chapter with them, helping drive that momentum. We share a common goal: to make WARNER/CHAPPELL the best home for today’s extraordinary talent and the songwriting stars of tomorrow."