Adrian Ciepichał has been appointed Managing Director of Warner Music Poland.
In his new role, Ciepichał succeeds Kinga Siennicka, who left the company earlier this year.
Ciepichał began his career in entertainment as a Key Account Manager and Sales Director at Monolith Video in the 2000s.
He joined Universal Music Poland in 2008 as Head of Digital and moved to music streaming service Tidal in 2013, becoming General Manager for Central and Eastern Europe.
In 2018, he was appointed CEO of e-Muzyka, where he launched a local music streaming service and secured partnerships with international DSPs.
He also launched a service to enable independent artists to directly distribute music and oversaw the company’s overall artist relations activity, says Warner Music.
Warner Music Poland artists on its domestic roster include Baranovski, Dawid Kwiatkowski, Mela Koteluk, Natalia Szroeder, Smolasty and Sylwia. Grzeszczak. The company has owned Poland’s oldest label, Polskie Nagrania, since 2015.
Warner Music Poland also works with Romanian artists Minelli and Roxen, who have attracted fans through its collaboration with Global Records, its local licensee in Bucharest.
“It’s a great privilege to lead the talented team at Warner Music Poland.”
Adrian Ciepichał, said: “It’s a great privilege to lead the talented team at Warner Music Poland.
“We’ve got a growing local roster, which I hope to strengthen in the years ahead, and a strong track record of introducing great artists from around the world to Polish music fans.
“There’s still so much untapped potential in the Polish music market as we continue our digital transition, it’s a truly exciting time to be in our business.”
“Adrian is an executive who has a reputation for championing artists.”
Alfonso Perez-Soto, added: “Adrian is an executive who has a reputation for championing artists and helping them to build lasting careers.
“He’s been a pioneer in the Polish digital music market and has an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset that’ll help drive business opportunities for our artists.
“Poland is a key market for us, with a huge potential for further growth, so it’s great that our business there is in such capable hands.”Music Business Worldwide