Jenni Pfaff has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Head of Global Strategic Integration & Operations at Warner Chappell Music (WCM).
Additionally, Jesse Dang has joined as Senior Vice President of People.
Pfaff joined Warner Chappell in 2019 as VP of People.
During her time at the company, Warner Chappell says that “she’s focused her efforts on transforming the company’s culture and driving the employee engagement strategy for a global team of over 500 employees”.
Prior to working at Warner Chappell, she founded Pfaff HR after spending 17 years working as a senior HR leader at PwC, Activision Blizzard, and Northrop Grumman.
Reporting to WMG’s EVP and Chief People Officer, Masha Osherova, Dang will focus on executing Warner Chappell’s People agenda across the company’s US, Europe, Latin America and Asia territories.
Dang has more than 20 years’ experience working in entertainment and media.
Most recently, he was the Head of People Partners, Sales & Distribution / News & Sports at WarnerMedia.
He previously spent 10 years at Warner Bros. Entertainment where he worked on a number of HR initiatives, including the reorganization efforts for a joint venture with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
“Jenni has been an incredible strategic partner over these past few years.”
Guy Moot and Carianne Marshall, Warner Chappell Music
Guy Moot and Carianne Marshall said: “Jenni has been an incredible strategic partner over these past few years as we looked to reenergize our company’s culture and launch our new business strategy.
As a trusted adviser to our team, she has very strong relationships across our global organization and this role truly couldn’t be a better fit.
“We’re equally as excited to welcome Jesse to our Warner Chappell family and look forward to partnering with him on our People strategy and the employee experience for our global teams.”
“Jenni’s move from our People team into a business role at Warner Chappell is a testament to her transformative leadership.”
Masha Osherova, Warner Music Group
Masha Osherova added: “Jenni’s move from our People team into a business role at Warner Chappell is a testament to her transformative leadership, and I’m very proud to support her in this next stage of her career. As Jenni steps into her new position, I’m thrilled to have a talented leader like Jesse onboard as our HR head for the Warner Chappell business.”
“I believe deeply in this team.”
Jenni Pfaff said: “I’m very proud of everything we’ve been doing to support our people and songwriters and truly create an environment where they can thrive.
“I believe deeply in this team and the strategy we’ve built to attract and retain the best songwriters and creative talent.
“I’m grateful to Carianne and Guy for giving me the opportunity to grow with Warner Chappell in this new role and excited to join forces with Jesse as we continue to evolve our company culture.”Music Business Worldwide