WMG Announces Transition In Digital Strategy Team
February 25, 2008 at 5:29 AM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC GROUP has announced a leadership transition of its digital strategy team. MICHAEL NASH will be promoted to EVP/Digital Strategy and Business Development, succeeding ALEJANDRO (ALEX) ZUBILLAGA. In his new role, NASH will be responsible for the company's worldwide digital strategy and business development activity including key initiatives driving Internet and mobile commerce, and new music-based products and services.
NASH has served as WMG’s SVP/Digital Strategy and Business Development since FEBRUARY 1, 2000. In his new role, he will report to WMG Chairman/CEO, EDGAR BRONFMAN, JR.
In making the announcement, BRONFMAN said, "Over the past four years, WMG has established itself as a leader in the music industry’s transition to the digital era with innovative initiatives at the core of its corporate strategy. During that critical period, ALEX helped set the company on the right course. ALEX has brought a non-traditional approach to the music business based on his history as a venture capitalist and in building a successful media company. Most of all, his talent, imagination and enthusiasm, have been critical in enabling WMG develop its aggressive, industry-leading digital strategy. We are sad to see ALEX leave but we wish him all the best in his next endeavors."
BRONFMAN continued, "We are very pleased to have MICHAEL NASH, one of the architects of our digital success and a professional of great experience and talent, assume ALEX’s role. Over the past eight years, MICHAEL has demonstrated his ability to find the right opportunities, create the key partnerships and deliver on the deals that have become a cornerstone of this company’s future. I am confident of his ability to successfully lead our digital strategy."