Warner/Chappell-Non-Stop Music Buys 615 Music
December 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC and its NON-STOP MUSIC production music company have acquired 615 MUSIC, the Emmy-winning NASHVILLE-based production music house. 615 MUSIC's team of producers and composers will continue to create library content to be owned, exclusively marketed and distributed by WARNER/CHAPPELL, and 615 MUSIC's President and CEO RANDY WACHTLER will serve as EVP, NORTH AMERICA for WARNER/CHAPPELL's production music business.
WARNER/CHAPPELL SVP/CFO BRIAN ROBERTS said, "We are delighted to welcome 615 MUSIC founder RANDY WACHTLER to our management team and look forward to the addition of the talented 615 MUSIC NASHVILLE group as they bring their unique sound and energy to the NON-STOP WARNER/CHAPPELL family."
NON-STOP MUSIC CEO RANDY THORNTON said, "615 MUSIC is an incredible force in the music production space with a long roster of impressive clients, particularly in the broadcast television promotion and news arena. This is an exciting and wonderful way to walk into the New Year and we couldn't be more pleased."
WACHTLER said, "I'm extremely excited to join the WARNER/CHAPPELL family and work with BRIAN ROBERTS and RANDY THORNTON, as well as WARNER/CHAPPELL's Chairman and CEO, DAVID JOHNSON. I've known RANDY THORNTON for over 20 years through my work at the PRODUCTION MUSIC ASSOCIATION and I am thrilled we'll be working together on the same team."