WEA Corp.

  1. Lyor Cohen Stepping Down as Warner Music Chairman/CEO

    September 24, 2012 6:01 PM EDT Lyor Cohen, Chairman/CEO of Recorded Music for Warner Music Group, is stepping down from his post effective September 30, the company announced today. He had been at Warner since 2004, beginning as Chairman and CEO, US Recorded Music in March of t ...

  2. Industry's 'Give The Gift Of Music' Logo Gets Makeover

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT NARM, the music business association, and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have refreshed the "Give The Gift Of Music" logo, which it is encouraging its member companies and artists and managers to use on their websit ...

  3. Quick Shots @NARM: Jim Donio, WEA's Reception Party, Town Hall Meeting and More

    May 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers annual convention kicked off in Chicago on Saturday. Below, select shots from the weekend's events. NARM president Jim Donio addresses attendees at NARM's opening session. "So, no matter ...

  4. WMG Combines Cordless, Rykodisc

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move intended to give Cordless artists access to Rykodisc's staff and distribution while enhancing the digital offerings of Rykodisc. As part of the restructuring, K ...

  5. Mattera Heads To WMG

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Larry Mattera has left his position as senior VP of music for wireless operator Amp'd Mobile to become the new senior VP of digital sales and marketing for Warner Music Group's WEA Corp. In his new role, he will oversee all WEA's di ...

  6. WEA To Distribute City Lights

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST City Lights Media Group signed a distribution deal today (Dec. 20) with WEA Corp. for the U.S. The pact covers video and digital distribution of City Lights' produced and acquired feature film, television, documentary and special interest pro ...

  7. Voss Takes Exec Role At Universal

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most recently served as executive VP/GM of WEA. Alan Voss has been named executive VP of sales and marketing for Universal Music Distribution. He will be based in Universal City, Calif. Most recently, Voss served as executive VP/GM of WEA Corp. wh ...

  8. WEA Partners With Indies To Launch Digital Stores

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT First online offerings expected this month. Warner Music Group’s WEA Corp. has formed a digital distribution partnership with three independent retail coalitions, allowing them to more easily establish online music services. The stores will carry ...

  9. WEA Reorganizes U.S. Units

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the wake of the departure of WEA executive VP of sales and marketing John Madison, WEA Corp. has been reorganized into four distinct units, with some of its top executives promoted and given new re In the wake of the departure of WEA executive ...

  10. WEA Names CFO

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group's U.S. sales and retail marketing company, WEA Corp., has appointed Matt Signore as its CFO. Warner Music Group's U.S. sales and retail marketing company, WEA Corp., has appointed Matt Signore as its CFO. Signore will ...

  11. WEA Names CFO

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Matt Signore moves to role from Island Def Jam. Warner Music Group's U.S. sales and retail marketing company, WEA Corp., has appointed Matt Signore as its CFO. Signore will be based in New York and report to WEA Corp.'s president/CEO Joh ...

  12. WEA Ups Jbara

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exec named senior VP. WEA Corp. has promoted Mike Jbara from VP to senior VP of production and media operations. He will oversee operational aspects of preproduction, production and distribution of Warner Music Group content in the United States. ...

  13. WEA Ups Mirabella

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST WEA Corp. has promoted Adam Mirabella from VP to senior VP of e-commerce. WEA Corp. has promoted Adam Mirabella from VP to senior VP of e-commerce. Mirabella oversees a team of account managers who work with Warner Music Group's digital servi ...

  14. WEA Names VP

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST WEA Corp. has named Jeff Willett as VP of Christian and country music. Based in Nashville, he will oversee those genres, reporting to senior VP of sales Rick Froio. WEA Corp. has named Jeff Willett as VP of Christian and country music. Based in Na ...

  15. NARM Reveals Awards Finalists

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-04 Merchandiser and Supplier of the Year Awards. Billboard Information Group is a finalist in the category of related products and services, as is sister c NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-0 ...

  16. NARM Reveals Awards Finalists

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-04 Merchandiser and Supplier of the Year Awards. Billboard Information Group is a finalist in the category of related products and services, as is sister c NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-0 ...

  17. WMG Confirms Restructuring, Exec Departures

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group today (March 2) confirmed a restructuring of its operations that will encompass the elimination of 20% of its global workforce of 5,300 and the exit of several key recorded music ex Warner Music Group today (March 2) confirmed a ...