Luca Gentili has been promoted to Vice President, Operations & Industrial Relations at Music Warner Chappell Italy.
Gentili will continue to be based in Milan and report directly to Santiago Menéndez-Pidal, President, Southern Europe, Warner Chappell Music.
Gentili will be Warner Chappell Music’s primary contact with Società Italiana degli Autori ed Editori (SIAE), the Italian collectors association, whose brief aims to promote efficiency and transparency on behalf of its musicians. Warner Chappell Music.
He joined Warner Chappell Music in 2008, first as Chief Administrative Officer and then as Chief Financial Officer, in charge of the company’s Italian and Greek operations.
He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Federazione Editori Musicali (FEM), which represents Italian music publishers and authors.
Prior to joining Warner Chappell Music, Gentili worked for a number of international companies outside of the music industry in a variety of management and financial roles.
“I am honored to have been asked to take on this new role.”
Luca Gentili, said: “I am honored to have been asked to take on this new role and I would like to thank Santi Menéndez-Pidal and Guy Moot for this opportunity to advance the careers of our musicians and all of my colleagues in Milan for their support.
“I look forward to working with SIAE to help further improve our operations as the Italian economy continues to reopen post-pandemic.”
“It is great news for our musicians that Luca will be joining this extended role.”
Santiago Menéndez-Pidal, added: “It is great news for our musicians that Luca is stepping into this extended role.
“He has been with us for almost 15 years and has a long track record in deliveries.
“He also has a strong connection to the team at SIAE, and I know he will be collaborating with them to help drive the revenue growth from performance rights, which is so important to so many of our writers. we.”Worldwide music business
https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/luca-gentili-promoted-to-vice-president-operations-industry-relations-at-warner-chappell-music-italy/ Luca Gentili promoted to Vice President, Operations & Industry Relations, at Warner Chappell Music Italy