In a move to bolster its A&R staff, Warner/Chappell Music has hired Lee Dannay and Brad Aarons, both as VP of A&R, and Peter Visvardis as senior director of A&R. All three report to Warner/Chappell senior VP and head of A&R Greg Sowders.

Based in New York, Dannay, a 17-year music industry veteran, works with the company's existing roster of songwriters as well as identifying and signing emerging songwriters.

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