Edgar Bronfman Jr.

Chairman
Warner Music Group (WMG)

Bronfman has guided WMG's transition from a traditional recorded music and music publishing company to a more diverse music content concern, one that is now a broad-based company with interests in recorded music, music publishing and artist services. Bronfman led a private investment group in its acquisition of WMG from Time Warner for $2.6 billion and, as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, led the company's initial public offering and its daily operations. He then presided over the sale of WMG to Access Industries for $3.3 billion. When he isn’t overseeing what Fast Company called, in 2009, one of "The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies," Bronfman serves on several health-related and international business boards.

Posts With Edgar Bronfman Jr.

An Exit Interview With Warner Music Group Chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr.

Edgar Bronfman Jr. talks about EMI, Apple, Spotfiy and more on his last day as chairman of Warner Music Group.
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More Stars for D: Dive Into Media — Jason Kilar, Dick Costolo and Martha Stewart Join Us Onstage

Our first-ever media conference kicks off in a litte more than a month. And we’ve added the heads of Hulu, Twitter and Martha Stewart Living to a star-studded cast.
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Bronfman Steps Down as Warner Music Chairman

Edgar Bronfman Jr. will step down as chairman of Warner Music Group, effective Jan. 31, he said in a memo to employees, but will remain on the board of the world’s No. 3 recorded-music company.

Game On! ESPN’s New Boss, John Skipper, Debuts at D: Dive Into Media.

Time to introduce another D: Dive Into Media speaker, and this one’s very timely: The first onstage interview with the new head of cable TV’s MVP.
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Hollywood Meets Silicon Valley, Up Close and Personal: YouTube CEO Salar Kamangar Comes to D: Dive Into Media

North meets South, tech meets content, and the rest of the world gets a rare opportunity to meet one of Google’s most important — and least known — players.
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More Moguls for D: Dive Into Media — Clear Channel, Legendary Pictures and Vevo Join the Cast

Heavyweights from radio, Hollywood, and Web video join a star-studded roster for All Things Digital‘s first-ever media conference: Bob Pittman, Thomas Tull and Rio Caraeff come aboard.
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Announcing D: Dive Into Media, Featuring Viacom, New Yorker, Warner Music, News Corp. and More

All Things Digital‘s newest conference: Two days of smart, provocative talk with the media industry’s most important people. (And did we mention the jaw-dropping ocean views?)
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Warner Music Group Gets a New Boss

New owners, new management: Edgar Bronfman Jr., who has run the label since 2004, moves up to chairman. Access Industries installs Stephen Cooper in his place.
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Meet Warner Music's New Owner (For Now): Len Blavatnik

Warner Music Group has a new owner: Len Blavatnik, a Russian-born billionaire who already owned part of the music label. Next question: Will Blavatnik keep his new purchase, carve it up, or try to double down on his music bet?

QOTD: Spotify Gets a Pat on the Head, But Not a Deal

We do see Spotify, and services like Spotify, as ever-more meaningful for our results.

Warner Music Group CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. during this morning’s earnings call, making his most encouraging noises yet about the streaming music service. But while Warner works with Spotify in Europe, it has yet to ink a deal with the company for the U.S. As of this week, Sony is the only major label to do so.

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