WMG Ups Mitchell Wolk To ADA Pres.
July 7, 2008 at 2:01 PM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC GROUP has promoted EVP MITCHELL WOLK to President of ADA, WMG’s independent distribution company. WOLK, WHO has been a part of WMG’s Independent Label Group since 2005, will report to WMG Chair./Independent Music ANDY ALLEN.
"MITCH has done an outstanding job overseeing ADA’s day-to-day operations," WMG Pres./CEO JOHN ESPOSITO stated. "MITCH has proven himself to be the ideal executive to lead the company while ANDY focuses on WMG’s global independent music strategy.”
"I am excited about the opportunity to continue building the industry’s best infrastructure for indie labels and their artists. With MITCH’s outstanding stewardship guiding ADA going forward, I am now able to focus on WMG’s broader independent music strategy knowing that our label partners couldn't be in better hands. I look forward to working with MITCH on crafting the next great chapter for ADA."
"ANDY built ADA into the best and most successful indie distributor in the U.S. and I've learned a tremendous amount from him in the time we've worked together," WOLK said. "I will be working hard everyday to maintain the spirit and culture Andy has put in place with a singular focus on remaining the best resource for our indie partners and their outstanding artists. I'm thrilled to continue working with ANDY as he concentrates on growing ADA into the preeminent distributor of global indie music."