July 24, 2017 10:14 AM ET


Company Overview of Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

Company Overview

Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. is a global music publishing company that publishes and administers music labels of various artists. The company represents its songwriters and their music worldwide. It licenses music for use on television, film, Web, and radio; and provides creative services for artist, songwriters, and producers/copyright holders. Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. was formerly known as Chappell & Company and changed its name to Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. in 1987. The company was founded in 1811 and is based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in North America, Europe, Asia/the Middle East, and Africa. Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Warner Musi...

10585 Santa Monica Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90025-4950

United States

Founded in 1811





Key Executives for Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 53
President, Chairman of Warner & Chappell Music U S and CEO of Warner & Chappell Music U S
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chairman of Warner Music Group and Chief Executive Officer of Warner Music Group
Age: 62
President of Nashville
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. Key Developments

Warner/Chappell Music Announces Opening of New Office in Berlin

Warner/Chappell Music, or WCM has expanded its German presence with the opening of a new office in Berlin. The new location, which is primarily A&R-focused, joins Warner/Chappell Music Germany's headquarters in Hamburg and its existing office in Munich. The new office is attached to the Riverside Studios, a central Berlin complex by the River Spree that offers 20 studios and houses a wide range of creative companies and individual songwriters. WCM Germany will use the office primarily as an A&R hub, partnering with new and established songwriters, organising writer camps, and serving as a liaison with broadcasters and other partners.

Warner/Chappell Music Names Ben Vaughn as President of Warner/Chappell Nashville

Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. has announced the promotion of Ben Vaughn as president of Warner/Chappell Nashville. In this expanded leadership position, Vaughn will head the company's entire Nashville operation, reporting directly to Platt. He will oversee all creative and commercial activities across A&R, administration, business development, finance, and human resources. Vaughn will continue to have a hand in signing and developing songwriters, while actively engaging in songwriter advocacy and rights protection initiatives. Before joining Warner/Chappell, he had already become the youngest executive to head a major publisher in Nashville (as EVP & GM for EMI).

Warner/Chappell Music Promotes BJ Hill to Vice President of A&R

Roc Nation entered into a partnership with publisher Warner/Chappell Music. Warner/Chappell Music promoted BJ Hill to vice president of A&R as part of the deal as well.

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