Warner Music Group Names Kevin Gore Pres./CEO Of Rhino Entertainment
August 12, 2010 at 1:13 PM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC GROUP has named KEVIN GORE as Pres./CEO of RHINO ENTERTAINMENT, WMG’s catalog and licensing division. GORE will also serve as Co-Chairman of FRANK SINATRA ENTERPRISES (WMG's joint venture with the SINATRA family) along with ROBERT FINKELSTEIN.
"KEVIN is a superb executive who embodies the business creativity and passion for music that is absolutely essential for anyone leading a record company today," said Vice Chairman and Chairman/CEO Recorded Music - Americas And The U.K LYOR COHEN. "We’ve worked hard to instill a philosophy of change and innovation throughout WMG, and KEVIN has embraced that philosophy completely. He’s been a great asset in helping to push RHINO beyond the traditional boxed set business upon which its tremendous reputation is built and into promising new opportunities. I’m confident he will deliver even greater results in this important new role."
"It’s a really great experience to have been here during a time of such dramatic transition and to have played a role in re-inventing this incredible company as we worked to find fresh new ways to share its legendary catalog of music," said GORE. "I’m humbled to now have this chance to take the reins and thrilled to continue working in this new capacity with the great RHINO team, all of whom share with me the unwavering commitment to RHINO’s core mission of creating the best, most informative, innovative and fun music products."