Warner/Chappell Music appoints Wendy Christiansen as SVP


MUMBAI: Warner/Chappell Music has promoted Wendy Christiansen to senior vice president, Film/TV Music Creative.

Effective immediately and based in Los Angeles, Christiansen reports to Warner/Chappell Music president and Warner/Chappell Music US chairman and CEO Scott Francis. Christiansen joined Warner/Chappell in 2006 as vice president, Film and Television.

In this role, Christiansen will continue to be responsible for overseeing and leading the Film/TV Creative department in pitching and securing, in new and innovative ways, licensing uses for Warner/Chappell Music in film and television projects. Christiansen will work closely with studio executives, directors, producers, music supervisors and film music editors, and will identify and develop innovative synchronization opportunities and solutions for potential licensees.

Francis said, "Since joining the company in 2006, Wendy has proven to be a truly valuable member of our film and television licensing team. Having worked closely with her during the past year and at BMG, I know that Wendy is a creative and business savvy executive as well as a good manager of people. I’m confident that, Wendy will continue to help us seek out new opportunities across a multitude of media platforms and enhance our relationships with members of the film and TV music licensing community."

Prior to joining Warner/Chappell, Christiansen served as senior director, Film Music for BMG Songs.