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Dan Chalmers joins YouTube as the Director of YouTube Music in EMEA

YouTube today announced the hire of Dan Chalmers as Director of YouTube Music in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Dan will be responsible for running YouTube's Music business in EMEA and will report to the Head of YouTube in EMEA, Cécile Frot-Coutaz.

Dan Chalmers, incoming Director of YouTube Music in EMEA, said, "YouTube is the most powerful promotion platform on the planet and has become an integral part of the artist’s journey and narrative within the music industry. I look forward to working closely with labels, publishers and rightsholders as well as helping artists and songwriters connect with fans, find success and tap into the benefits of the global platform."

Commenting on the hire, Cécile Frot-Coutaz, Head of YouTube EMEA, said: "Dan brings with him a wealth of music industry experience and his leadership, relationships and perspective will further strengthen our European leadership team and our commitment to music.”

Dan will be joining YouTube from Warner Music, where he serves as the President ADA, East West, Rhino Records, Warner Music UK. He has over twenty years of music industry experience with deep artistic and business relationships that span the globe.

YouTube has over 2 billion monthly logged in users and every day people watch over a billion hours of video and generate billions of views. Contributing to the overall growth and health of the music economy, YouTube provides a place for artists and songwriters to connect with fans, find success and earn revenue.

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