Warner Music Group today announced major executive changes including the exit of Warner Bros. Records Chairman and CEO Tom Whalley after nine years. Rob Cavallo has been named chairman.
The new executive team at Warner Bros. will be Cavallo (currently WMG’s Chief Creative Officer), who will serve as Chairman; Todd Moscowitz (currently Executive Vice President of Warner Bros., CEO of WMG’s Independent Label Group and President of Asylum Records) who will serve as Co-President and CEO; and Livia Tortella (currently Executive Vice President and General Manager of WMG’s Atlantic Records) who will serve as Co-President and Chief Operating Officer.
Diarmuid Quinn is also leaving his post as Chief Operating Officer of Warner Bros. Records and President of Reprise Records.
Lyor Cohen, WMG’s Vice Chairman and Chairman and CEO, Recorded Music – Americas and the U.K., made the announcement.
The Warner Bros. Records label group includes the Warner Bros., Asylum, Nonesuch, Reprise and Sire imprints.
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