Warner Music Group has recruited Carletta Higginson as the label’s newest EVP, Chief Digital Officer. In her new role, she will oversee WMG’s global digital partnerships while exploring commercial innovation and developing new digital partnerships. Prior to joining Warner Music, Higginson served in business development and legal roles for over a decade at Google. She will report directly to WMG CEO, Robert Kyncl.
“It’s rare to find someone of Carletta’s multifaceted expertise – who understands the full scope of the music publishing and recorded music businesses as well as the dynamics of streaming, social media, and AI,” said Kyncl. “She has great commercial instincts, a sharp legal mind, and a collaborative approach to building well-aligned partnerships. As we pioneer the future of music with our artists and songwriters, she’ll be an invaluable addition to our senior management team.”
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