Steve Markland Named VP/A&R At Warner/Chappell
October 12, 2009 at 11:54 AM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC/NASHVILLE has appointed STEVE MARKLAND to VP/A&R, effective immediately. MARKLAND will report to SVP/Head of A&R TRACY GERSHON.
GERSHON said: "STEVE is a wonderful addition to our growing NASHVILLE team and I’m thrilled to welcome him on board. With more than 20 years of music industry experience, STEVE has a solid track record in discovering and nurturing talented songwriters, and with successfully pairing songs with recording projects and artists. As a label executive, I grew to respect STEVE’s talent and dedication to the artists and the music with which he worked. I look forward to having him on our team as we continue to expand WARNER/CHAPPELL’s NASHVILLE footprint.”
Prior to joining WARNER/CHAPPELL, MARKLAND served 11 years as VP at WINDSWEPT PUBLISHING, where he was responsible for discovering and cultivating emerging songwriters, including JEFFREY STEELE.