Brian Roberts Named SVP/CFO At Warner/Chappell
February 13, 2008 at 6:27 AM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC has named BRIAN ROBERTS SVP/CFO. Based in NEW YORK, the position will also include significant and regular time in WCM’s LOS ANGELES office. Effective immediately, ROBERTS will report to WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC CEO DAVE JOHNSON.
In making the announcement, JOHNSON said, “I’m extremely pleased that BRIAN is joining the company. It's a very exciting time for WCM as we continue to transform our business, devise new business models and seek out new revenue streams. BRIAN’s in-depth industry knowledge, his strategic ability and his accessible approach will quickly make him a valuable member of our senior management team. I look forward to working with him and continuing the great work that has already begun to gear our operations towards maximizing the many new opportunities ahead."
ROBERTS succeeds CFO NICK THOMAS, who has decided to return to his home in the U.K. ROBERTS also assumes THOMAS’ role as head of the WORLD ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE.