Warner Music Group's global music publishing arm, Warner/Chappell Music, has announced three new appointments on the digital side of its company, as Ann Sweeney, Stephen Dallas and Iain Morris take on new roles.

Sweeney becomes executive V.P., digital strategy & policy within Warner/Chappell, while Dallas takes on the role of V.P, digital legal affairs and business development. Morris has been promoted to the new position of Head of Digital, Europe.

Sweeney was previously an executive V.P. within Warner/Chappell and also worked within Warner Music Group, while Dallas comes to Warner/Chappell from EMI.

Both Dallas and Morris will report to Sweeney, who reports to Warner/Chappell chairman/CEO, Cameron Strang.

Said Strang on Sweeney's appointment, "Thanks to Ann's extensive experience, outstanding negotiating skills and deep understanding of the industry, she has played a significant role in accelerating the growth of our digital footprint. She and her newly expanded team will help ensure we continue to lead our industry's fast-paced evolution."

Added Sweeney, "As the transformation of the entertainment landscape continues, we are enabling increasingly sophisticated and compelling music services. I look forward to my ongoing work with Cameron and our talented team as we forge innovative new opportunities and build incremental revenues for our extraordinary writers.

"Stephen and Iain are experts in their fields and I am thrilled to work with them. Their knowledge, contacts and strategic insight mean we are well positioned to grow our reputation as the world's most nimble and innovative music publisher."