NEW YORK (Hypebot) – In moves that affirm both the importance of global business and the ascendancy of digital, Warner Music Group has brought all of its global business development functions under a single, unified leadership structure. Rob Wiesenthal, Chief Operating Officer/Corporate, is adding digital business development to his global corporate development responsibilities. He will be based in New York.
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Additionally Jonathan Dworkin, most recently WMG’s SVP, Digital & Business Development, has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Digital Strategy & Business Development. In his new post, Dworkin will report to Wiesenthal. Wiesenthal, Dworkin and the team will continue to create relationships with emerging and established partners that expand WMG’s worldwide avenues of artist development.
“By bringing together all of our business development expertise under one umbrella, we will enhance our ability to offer artists a portfolio of innovative services and unique opportunities unmatched in our industry. This move recognizes that digital technology is a driving force across all aspects of our business, and that the pace of change – both globally and locally – requires nimble experimentation,” said Warner Music Group’s CEO Steve Cooper.