Warner/Chappell Bolsters U.S. A&R Staff
February 17, 2009 at 1:57 PM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC has bolstered its U.S. A&R team with the appointments of LEE DANNAY and BRAD AARONS to VP/A&R and PETER VISVARDIS to Sr. Dir./A&R. Effective immediately, The three will be responsible for working with the company’s existing roster of songwriters as well as identifying and signing emerging songwriters.
"This is an exciting time of performance and growth for WARNER/CHAPPELL’s A&R division and I am delighted to welcome LEE, BRAD and PETE to the company, each of whom brings their own unique and diverse experiences in A&R," SVP and Head of A&R GREG SOWDERS said. "They complement our existing team and together they will be strong additions to WARNER/CHAPPELL as we continue to seek out emerging and established songwriters to add to an already impressive roster.”
"LEE, BRAD and PETE are three reputable, responsible, hardworking team players who have a great love of music and songwriters. Their addition will not only strengthen WARNER/CHAPPELL’s ability to identify and develop successful songwriters but will also fortify our A&R departments in NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES," added SCOTT FRANCIS, Pres. WARNER/CHAPPELL Music and Chairman/CEO of WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC U.S.