Warner Bros. Records has elevated three key executives under CEO and Chairman Cameron Strang.
Peter Gray (pictured right) is elevated to General Manager and Executive Vice President, Promotion & Media.
Larry Mattera (pictured left) is elevated to General Manager and Executive Vice President, Commerce & Marketing.
Chief Financial Officer Hildi Snodgrass (pictured centre) expands her role to include Executive Vice President, Operations.
Gray and Mattera will oversee all marketing, promotion and revenue, while Snodgrass will spearhead business operations for the company.
All will continue to report to Strang.
“I am proud to promote three excellent executives from within Warner Bros.”
Cameron Strang, Warner Bros
In addition to these direct reports, Dan McCarroll, President of WBR and head of A&R, will continue to report to Strang.
“I am proud to promote three excellent executives from within Warner Bros.” said Strang. “Peter and Larry are going to drive the commercial part of our business. Hildi will quarterback business operations and Dan McCarroll will continue to lead the A&R team.
“These promotions streamline a number of major components of our business, enabling us to innovate and move faster as we continue to grow and invest heavily in A&R and artist development.”
Most recently, Gray served as WBR’s Executive Vice President, Head of Radio Promotion.
He spent nearly a decade based in New York, with the RCA Music Group, before returning to Los Angeles to join WBR as Senior Vice President, Promotion in 2011.
Mattera joined WBR in 2015 as Executive Vice President, Commerce, Digital Marketing & Strategy. Prior to WBR, he served at WEA as SVP, Global Digital Accounts for eight years.
Mattera spent six years at Island Def Jam, where he created the company’s New Media Department. He began his career in 1994 at Epic Records and then moved to Polygram Group Distribution in 1996.
Snodgrass has served as Chief Financial Officer of WBR for more than a decade.
She joined WMG in 1994 – first in New York at Atlantic Records as Controller and then relocated to California to help launch the U.S. shared services operation before moving over to WBR in 1999 as Vice President of Finance.Music Business Worldwide