Andreas Klöpfel, CFO Warner Music Germany, has been promoted to CFO of the entire region of Warner Music Central Europe with immediate effect.

In his new position, Klöpfel continues to report to Bernd Dopp, chairman and CEO Warner Music Central and Eastern Europe.

"Andreas has been decisively involved in our transformation and thus in the ongoing success of Warner Music," Dopp says in a statement. "As CFO, Central Europe, he becomes one of the central management executives in our region."

Klöpfel began his career in 1991 as financial analyst for WEA Records, moving to Warner Strategic Marketing in 1993 and in 1994 advancing to controller at WSM.

In 1998, he returned to WEA Records as head of the financial controlling and administration department. He stepped up to CFO Warner Music Germany in 2001.