Kate Alderton promoted to VP, Operations and Finance, Warner Chappell Music UK30 July 2020 - Press release
Kate Alderton has been promoted to the new role of VP, Operations and Finance at Warner Chappell Music UK. In this new role she will oversee the operational side of the publisher’s UK business in close cooperation with all existing department heads.
She will report to Guy Moot and Carianne Marshall, Co-Chairs of Warner Chappell Music, until a new Managing Director of the UK business is appointed.
Kate Alderton says: “I’m really touched that Guy and Carianne have put their faith in me and offered up this amazing opportunity to help guide our UK business during this era of unprecedented change. It’s a real honour to help support our incredible community of songwriters in this way.”
Guy Moot and Carianne Marshall add: “Kate is an outstanding exec who understands how the creative and commercial sides of our business dovetail together. She’ll further improve our operational effectiveness, using her deep knowledge of the industry to refine ways of working, creating efficiencies and supporting innovations to help us provide the best service to our creative community of writers and artists.”
Alderton joined Warner Chappell Music from Deloitte in 2012, serving first as Financial Controller and subsequently as Head of Finance, before being promoted to UK Finance Director in 2017.