McDowell To Head Warner/Chappell Music Legal & Biz Affairs
October 2, 2008 at 2:44 PM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC has named SVP SCOTT MCDOWELL Head of Legal and Business Affairs. A music industry vet with more than 18 years of legal and business experience, MCDOWELL will oversee all of the company’s contract negotiations affecting copyrights, licenses, royalties and fees, as well as other related financial and/or business matters. He succeeds EVP/Legal and Business Affairs ED PIERSON, who pursuing new opportunities.
"SCOTT’s wealth of industry knowledge and extensive experience with industry legal matters will ensure a smooth transition," WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC Pres. and WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC U.S. Chairman/CEO SCOTT FRANCIS said. "We are fortunate to have such a capable and talented executive like SCOTT to step into ED’s shoes. I am confident that he will do a tremendous job as head of the legal and business affairs team."