Peter Rosenthal has been hired for the newly created position of Executive Vice President (EVP), Global Head of Legal and Business Affairs at Warner Chappell music (WCM).
According to WCM, Rosenthal will set the strategic vision for the global legal team and help drive the company’s financial and business operations.
Reporting to WCM Co-Chairs Guy Mootmanaging director and Carianne MarshallCOO, Rosenthal will also work with performing rights organizations and industry groups and advise on relevant laws affecting music releases.
In addition to group-wide corporate governance and finance, he is also responsible for Music publisher in the city center and song trust included digital licensing and strategy, corporate and catalog acquisitions, litigation and policy.
WCM says Rosenthal’s legal career includes more than 25 years of structuring, negotiating and documenting a wide range of corporate, commercial and intellectual property agreements and transactions.
Prior to joining Downtown in 2018, Rosenthal was a partner at Ritholz Levy Fields LLP, an entertainment, media and technology law firm.
“I am delighted to be joining Warner Chappell at such a pivotal time in his development and for our industry as a whole.”
Rosenthal said, “I am delighted to be joining Warner Chappell at such a pivotal time in his development and for our industry as a whole.
“The team is incredible and the work they do to champion our songwriters and help them navigate complex new technologies and trends is inspiring.
“We have a real opportunity to further increase this effort and forge connections both within our own WMG network and with external organizations and I am grateful to Guy and Carianne for entrusting me with this newly envisioned role. “
“Peter’s guidance and growth mindset will be critical in helping us better serve and protect our songwriters across genres worldwide.”
Guy Moot and Carianne Marshall
Added Marshall and Moot, “As we continue to prioritize our presence around the world and expand into emerging markets, we need a unified legal strategy.
“Peter’s guidance and growth mindset will be critical in helping us better serve and protect our songwriters across genres worldwide.
“We know he will be a strong partner for us and the team and we are so proud to welcome him to our Warner Chappell family.”music business worldwide
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