NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) — Warner Music Nashville has announced some changes to their management team with the promotion of Peter Strickland to the newly created post of Chief Marketing Officer and by naming Matt Signore as Chief Operating Officer.
Strickland currently serves as Executive VP/General Manager and will immediately assume his new duties. Matt Signore, currently President of WEA, Warner Music Group’s global artist and label services division, and will step into his new portfolio on January 1st.
Peter Strickland joined WEA in 1988 as a Field Representative based in Boston. He moved to Nashville in 1995, becoming Sales Manager for Warner Bros. Records, and went on to serve as Vice President of Sales/Marketing for Warner/Reprise Nashville. He was upped to SVP, Brand Management & Sales before being named Warner Music Nashville’s EVP/GM in 2013. Strickland also oversees WMN’s comedy imprint LoudMouth Entertainment, and executive produced Jimmy Fallon’s 2013 Grammy Award-winning Comedy Album, Blow Your Pants Off.
Matt Signore joined WEA in 2005 as Chief Financial Officer, and soon added General Manager to his responsibilities. He became President of WEA in 2013. Prior to his WEA tenure, Signore served as CFO & GM of Island Def Jam (IDJ), before which he held various senior finance positions at Island Records.