Warner Chappell Music has promoted Micki Stern to Senior Vice President, Clearance and Sync Licensing.
In her new role, Stern will focus on helping to drive Warner Chappell’s licensing strategy forward with the goal of finding new opportunities that add value to songwriters at all stages of their careers.
She will continue to report to Rich Robinson, EVP and Global Synchronization Leader, as well as work closely with Pat Woods, SVP of Licensing.
Prior to joining Warner Chappell in 2019 as Vice President of Clearance and Sync Licensing, Stern ran her own music clearance company, Micki Stern Music Services, for over a decade.
She worked closely with music supervisors, studios and independent companies to clear tracks for more than 1,000 television episodes and 50 movies – including Insecure, Pretty Little Liars, Vampire Diaries, This Is Us, 13 Reasons Why, and more.
Previously, Stern held roles at Universal Music, Soundtrack Music Associates and PolyGram Music Publishing.
In 2016, she was recognized by the Guild of Music Supervisors Awards in the Best Music Supervision – Documentary category for The Wrecking Crew.
“Micki brings with her a wealth of experience and strong relationships from the music supervision world.”
Robinson said: “Micki brings with her a wealth of experience and strong relationships from the music supervision world.
“In less than two years, she’s already accomplished so much and continues to bring invaluable insights on the market, current trends, and the challenges that our clients face. I’m very excited to see what she does next in her new role.”
“I’m very grateful to Rich, Pat and team for the opportunity to continue to take our licensing efforts to new heights and support both our frontline and legacy songwriters.”
Stern added: “I’ve spent my career working closely with music supervisors and studio partners to find exciting new ways to place songs ranging from contemporary hits to hidden gems.”
“I’m very grateful to Rich, Pat and team for the opportunity to continue to take our licensing efforts to new heights and support both our frontline and legacy songwriters.”Music Business Worldwide