Warner/Chappell Music Promotes Monica Lee To President, Asia-Pacific
November 15, 2016 at 12:18 PM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC has promoted MONICA LEE to President ASIA-PACIFIC. She will oversee the publisher’s operations across the region, while continuing to be based in HONG KONG and reporting to Chairman/CEO JON PLATT.
LEE was previously SVP ASIA-PACIFIC for the publisher, expanding WARNER/CHAPPELL activities in developing markets, such as CHINA and SOUTH KOREA, fostering greater collaboration between local and international songwriters.
Commented PLATT: “Under MONICA’s impressive direction, WARNER/CHAPPELL has built an outstanding reputation across the ASIA-PACIFIC songwriting community and throughout the region’s music industry,. From signing promising new talent and helping steer the careers of established songwriters, to strategically aligning with digital partners and growing our presence in key markets, MONICA is a vital member of our senior team. I look forward to working with her as we take WARNER/CHAPPELL and its songwriters to new heights in this vibrant and diverse region.”
Added LEE: “WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC is home to some of the most inspiring and creative people I’ve ever met -- songwriters and staff alike -- and it’s their endless strength, support and drive that make us stand out. I’m extremely honored to be appointed President, ASIA-PACIFIC, and to continue working alongside JON and the very talented global WARNER/CHAPPELL team as we further expand our activities across ASIA.”
LEE had served as SVP ASIA-PACIFIC since 2009. She first joined WCM in 2002 as Creative Director for TAIWAN following its acquisition of MUSSET PUBLICATIONS, an independent publishing company where she was GM. Before she joined MUSSET in 1999, LEE held a range of A&R roles at UNIVERSAL RECORDS TAIWAN and POLYGRAM RECORDS TAIWAN.