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WMG Taps Sony EVP Rob Wisenthal As COO

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Music Group today announced that Sony EVP Rob Wiesenthal has been appointed Chief
Operating Officer, a new position, effective
January 1.  Wiesenthal will be based in New York and report directly
to CEO Steve Cooper. 

As a
member of WMG’s senior management team, Wiesenthal’s responsibilities will
include global corporate development across WMG’s recorded music and music
publishing operations, identifying new business models and helping to drive
growth through investments and acquisitions.

joins WMG from Sony Corporation where he has served in various leadership roles
including Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Sony
Corporation of America; Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, Sony Entertainment
Inc.; and Group Executive, Sony Corporation.  He was also a member of Sony
Pictures Entertainment’s Operating Committee and sat on the Board of Directors
for Sony Music Entertainment and Sony Ericsson.

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