Phil May Named VP/GM At Warner/Chappell/Nashville
January 14, 2010 at 1:47 PM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC/NASHVILLE has tapped PHIL MAY for the newly-created position of VP/GM, effective immediately. MAY will report to WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC President, Chairman & CEO SCOTT FRANCIS. He will oversee business and administrative activities for WARNER/CHAPPELL's NASHVILLE office and will work closely with SVP of A&R TRACY GERSHON.
Prior to joining WARNER/CHAPPELL, MAY was one of the founding partners of R2M MUSIC LLC and served as a consultant to a number of independent music companies and investment groups. He also spent 11 years at SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING as VP of Global Administration.
FRANCIS said, "It is a great benefit to our organization to have someone with PHIL’s business acumen and leadership to oversee our business and administrative operations in NASHVILLE. His extensive knowledge of music publishing will be a strong complement to the outstanding A&R department headed up by TRACY and will enable us to continue identifying and capitalizing on many new business and A&R opportunities in country music. PHIL and TRACY form the perfect team for our NASHVILLE operations.”