Sweeney in executive vp role at W/C


NEW YORK -- Ann Sweeney was appointed executive vp of Warner/Chappell Music. Based in New York, she will report to CEO Dave Johnson.

Most recently, Sweeney was senior vp of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, a position she held since 2000. Before that, she was vp new technology and business development at Sony's digital media group. She was a vp in their legal affairs department before that.

In her new role, Sweeney will focus on U.S.-based catalog acquisitions as well as legislative issues. Additionally, she will oversee worldwide digital revenue as she works with WMG's digital strategy and business development team to broaden Warner/Chappell's efforts in new media and digital music.