Warner/Chappell Music Ups Jon Platt To Pres./North America
December 10, 2013 at 10:31 AM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC (WCM) has promoted JON PLATT to President/NORTH AMERICA. Most recently Pres./Creative - NORTH AMERICA, PLATT will take on a newly expanded leadership role, overseeing teams across WCM’s offices in NEW YORK, NASHVILLE, MIAMI, TORONTO and the company’s headquarters in LOS ANGELES.
"JON is a once-in-a-generation executive and a terrific leader, with a deep understanding of the artistic process," WCM Chairman/CEO CAMERON STRANG said. "Over the past year, the incredible talents JON has signed, along with his own strength of character and the superb team he has fostered, have contributed much to our reputation for creative excellence and our culture of dedicated service. There's no doubt he will be an outstanding leader for our North American organization. Together, we are very excited about our plans for taking WARNER/CHAPPELL and our songwriters to new heights. Our team has the vision, expertise and global resources needed to shape the future of the music business.”
“It is thrilling to be partnered with CAMERON in leading a company that is supporting and nurturing so many amazing songwriters," PLATT said. "What makes WARNER/CHAPPELL the best home for songwriters of every genre, at all stages of their careers, is our tireless focus on their long-term success and our determination to bring them fresh opportunities. Our entire team has one collective mission: serving songwriters in the pursuit of their artistic goals."