Ann Sweeney Named EVP At Warner/Chappell
July 16, 2007 at 8:01 AM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC has named ANN SWEENEY Exec. VP. Based in NEW YORK, SWEENEY reports to CEO DAVE JOHNSON. To her new role, SWEENEY brings more than 18 years of experience in the music publishing industry, including legal and business affairs, digital strategies and identifying and acquiring major music catalogs.
"As WARNER/CHAPPELL continues to seek out new revenue streams and maximize existing ones, we will be broadening the scope of our digital strategies and deepening the relationships we have with both our digital partners and with our more traditional music publishing partners," said JOHNSON. "ANN's experience in these areas will help us boost the value of our existing catalog and greatly enhance our ability to identify and acquire major music catalogs."
"I am thrilled to be joining such a wonderful team at an exciting time in the music publishing industry," said SWEENEY. "WARNER/CHAPPELL has a world-class catalog, first-rate artist roster and a forward-thinking digital strategy. I look forward to contributing my skills as the company continues its innovation and leadership in the dynamic digital arena and traditional publishing business as well."