Brian Frank Named SVP Of Marketing & Strategy At WBR
September 17, 2013
Warner Bros. Records has appointed Brian Frank as SVP of Marketing & Strategy. Frank previously served as Global Head of Content/EVP for Beats Music, Jimmy Iovine's forthcoming digital streaming service that Frank developed alongside Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails.
In this role, Frank will oversee WBR's marketing efforts, and help drive long-term strategy as a member of Warner Bros. Records' senior management team. Frank will report directly to WBR Chairman/CEO Cameron Strang.
"Brian shares our unique vision for building a forward-thinking home for extraordinary talent," said Strang. "He will be an enormous asset in harnessing new technologies to create meaningful creative and commercial opportunities on our artists' behalf, and we're excited for him to join us at Warner Bros. Records."
"Warner Bros. Records is a place I've wanted to work ever since I made the move to Los Angeles in 1999," said Frank. "The combination of its renowned heritage, roster strength and the forward thinking strides that the company has made under Cameron's leadership, make me especially thrilled about this opportunity. We're well-poised for the next era of Warner Bros. Records and I'm honored to be working with this team."
Prior to developing Beats Music, Frank served as Head of Rock & Alternative Marketing at Interscope Records. In 2001, he served as VP of Corporate Development for streaming music startup Soundbreak, and previously worked for Ticketmaster; BMG Entertainment and Atlantic Records.