Carianne Marshall is the COO of Warner Chappell Music (WCM).
Carianne Marshall: Career beginnings
Carianne Marshall began her music industry career at Los Angeles-based VOX Productions, where she did live music production, while managing and booking local bands.
In 1996, Marshall joined Elektra Entertainment Group, working in Marketing & College Radio Promotion.
She worked in the Film/Television Music division of DreamWorks Music Publishing from 2000 to 2003, followed by another three-year stint as Director of Motion Picture and Television Music for Universal Music Publishing Group from 2003 to 2006.
Carianne Marshall: SONGS and Warner
Prior to joining Warner/Chappell, Carianne Marshall was Partner, Head of Creative Services, and Head of Creative Licensing at independent music publisher SONGS.
She joined SONGS in 2006, helping build a roster of over 300 songwriters, including Lorde, The Weeknd, Diplo, DJ Mustard, and many others. Marshall served as the company’s executive leader on the West Coast, consistently posting double-digit revenue growth, while overseeing a creative licensing staff responsible for placing compositions by SONGS’ writers in film, television, commercials, video games, and other visual media. She was also responsible for developing and nurturing the company’s non-top 40 roster.