Anastasia Ellis joins Warner Chappell Music as Vice President, Regional European Administration

Warner Chappell Music has appointed Anastasia Ellis as Vice President, Regional European Administration.

Ellis joins from the Copyright team at Kobalt Music Publishing.

In her new role, effective from September, 14, she will report into Claire McAuley, Warner Chappell Music’s Senior Vice President of Global Administration.

Ellis will be responsible for the regional coordination of all European administration functions, inputting into and ensuring the execution of the publisher’s global strategy across Europe.

Ellis started her career at PRS for Music as a copyright officer and joined Kobalt in 2011 as a Senior Copyright Assistant and over the course of nine years worked her way up to VP, Copyright.

In that latter role, Ellis led a team of 50 to execute the company’s copyright administration strategy, ensuring global KPIs and targets were met.

She restructured processes to increase efficiency with a focus on business priorities and solidified closer links to further afield markets such as Australia, Asia and Latin America.

“Warner Chappell has such an incredible roster of songwriters and I’m looking forward to supporting them as I help shape and deliver our world class service when it comes to the administration process.”

Anastasia Ellis

Anastasia Ellis said: “I’m very excited to be joining such an iconic publishing company.

“Warner Chappell has such an incredible roster of songwriters and I’m looking forward to supporting them as I help shape and deliver our world class service when it comes to the administration process.”

“I’m delighted Anastasia has agreed to take on this role. She has a great reputation within the industry and is an exciting, forward-thinking executive.”

Claire McAuley

Claire McAuley added: “I’m delighted Anastasia has agreed to take on this role. She has a great reputation within the industry and is an exciting, forward-thinking executive.

“We have to continuously innovate and develop our teams to stay at the top of our game, and bringing in someone like Anastasia to look after our European business ensures we’re doing just that.”Music Business Worldwide

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