Warner Music Group COO Rob Wiesenthal Exits
June 16, 2015 at 2:14 PM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC GROUP COO ROB WIESENTHAL has announced his departure from the company, RE/CODE reports. WISENTHAL plans to run his start-up company BLADE -- an UBER-for-helicopters -- full-time.
WIESENTHAL, who worked at SONY until coming to WMG in 2013, helped the group put together deals with iHEARTMEDIA, SNAPCHAT and most recently APPLE, for its upcoming APPLE MUSIC service. No successor has been named at WMG. You can read WARNER CEO STEPHEN COOPER’s memo to the company announcing the change here.
BLADE raised $6 million in capital last month from investors such as RAINE VENTURES, GOOGLE Chairman ERIC SCHMIDT and IAC CEO BARRY DILLER.