Warner Music Group today announced two senior appointments Eric Levin has been named the company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Levin succeeds Brian Roberts who is moving to a newly created position on WMG’s senior management team as EVP, Corporate Strategy & Operations.Both appointments are effective immediately. Levin and Roberts both report to WMG CEO Steve Cooper and are based in New York.
Levin is a veteran finance executive with more than twenty-five years’ experience in the global technology and media sectors. He has held CFO roles at Ecolab (North Asia Region), the South China Morning Post Group, and HBO (Home Box Office), among others. At WMG, he is responsible for the company’s worldwide financial operations.
Roberts became WMG’s CFO in January 2012, and was a key member of the team that drove the acquisition and integration of Parlophone Label Group (PLG). In his new post, Roberts’ responsibilities include oversight of WEA Corp. (WMG’s global artist & label services arm) and Information Technology.