Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., the music publishing arm of Warner Music
Group Corp., announced the promotion of Jane Dyball to Senior Vice
President, International Legal and Business Affairs. Dyball’s previous
title was Senior Vice President, European Legal and Business Affairs.
She will continue to be based in London.
In her new role, Dyball will be responsible for forging international
music publishing agreements in both the traditional and digital realm
as well as continuing to supervise business development for
Warner/Chappell Music’s international companies. Dyball’s new role will
help Warner/Chappell Music’s international companies to maintain
consistent standards and terms in their digital agreements, while also
allowing the flexibility that innovations in technology and new
business models require.
In making the announcement, Richard Blackstone, Chairman and CEO of
Warner/Chappell Music said, “Having an executive of Jane’s caliber and
experience in this new position will help Warner/Chappell achieve our
ongoing mission to take advantage of digital opportunities, develop our
industry leading catalog, make thoughtful A&R investments and
expand opportunities for songwriters around the world.”
Dyball commented, “As new formats and platforms emerge, digital in
particular offers exciting opportunities for Warner/Chappell. I am
excited about working on music publishing agreements on an
international level as we continue to develop and expand our
Dyball’s career in music publishing began more than 20 years ago. She
joined Warner/Chappell Music in 1992 as Legal and Business Affairs
Manager. Dyball became Head of Business Affairs in 1995 and Director of
Business Affairs in 1998 and assumed her most recent position in 2003.
Prior to Warner/Chappell Music, Dyball held positions at Virgin Music
(Publishers) Ltd. and at International Publications Ltd.
Dyball sits on the Boards of the Mechanical Copyright Protection
Society (in both the UK and Republic of Ireland), Performing Right
Society and Music Publishers Association (both in the UK and Republic
of Ireland), the International Music Publishers Association, and the
International Confederation of Music Publishers.