Eric Levin Appointed EVP/CFO, Brian Roberts EVP/Corporate Strategy & Operations At WMG
October 14, 2014 at 9:26 AM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC GROUP has made two senior appointments as it continues to enhance its ability to invest in growth opportunities and develop its global infrastructure. ERIC LEVIN has been appointed as the company’s new EVP/CFO. LEVIN succeeds BRIAN ROBERTS, who is moving to a newly created position on WMG’s senior management team as EVP/Corporate Strategy & Operations. Both appointments are effective immediately. Levin and Roberts both report to WMG CEO STEVE COOPER and are based in NEW YORK.
COOPER said, “ERIC’s impressive experience in global commerce and his deep understanding of local markets make him ideal for the CFO position. We are very pleased to have a finance leader of his stature step into this critical role as Brian transitions to his important new responsibilities. BRIAN has done an outstanding job during a period of tremendous change and I’m delighted we are able to retain his operational expertise and institutional knowledge as we equip our organization for long-term success. These two appointments will accelerate the evolution of our worldwide infrastructure, while strengthening our ability to invest in new talent."
LEVIN said, “I’ve long admired WARNER MUSIC GROUP for its incredible roster of artists, as well as its powerful combination of scale and agility. I’m delighted to be working with WMG’s senior management and finance teams around the world to build a creative and commercial environment where experimentation and entrepreneurialism can flourish.”
ROBERTS said, “I’d like to thank STEVE for this exciting new opportunity. I’m looking forward to helping WMG harness new technologies to provide best-in-class services across all aspects of our business and throughout the world. The more nimble and responsive our global structure, the better the results will be for our labels, artists and songwriters.”