Leila Oliveira promoted to president of Warner Music Brazil

By | September 22, 2022

Leila Oliveira is promoted to President of Warner Music Brazil, efficient October 28.

She’s going to take over to succeed Sérgio Affonso, who was president of Warner Music Brazil for greater than 15 years and who leaves on the finish of October to launch his personal unbiased label, which can be distributed by Warner Music.

Oliveira will proceed to be based mostly at Warner Music Brazil’s headquarters in Rio de Janeiro and can report back to Alejandro Duque, President of Warner Music Latin America.

She is Managing Director of Warner Music Brazil, overseeing the corporate’s A&R, advertising and marketing and enterprise growth features since November 2021.

Oliveira first joined Warner Music Brazil in 2013, main its enterprise growth operation.

Oliveira began within the leisure trade in 2007, as a manufacturing supervisor at Bandit Movies & Digital, an organization specializing within the creation of on-line and tv ads and branded content material.

She then labored for Telefónica, overseeing its video on demand content material, working in partnership with main studios, programmers and native producers.

She then joined Terra Networks, main its international content material acquisition technique for areas starting from information to music, earlier than becoming a member of Warner Music.

Sérgio Affonso has labored at Warner Music for 38 years. Throughout this time he signed artists like Kelly Key, O Rappa, Raimundos, Maria Rita, Céu and Detonautas, having additionally labored with among the largest names in Brazilian music – Milton Nascimento, Paralamas do Sucesso, Gilberto Gil, Rita Lee, Jorge BenJor, Gonzaquinha, Titãs, Ultraje a Rigor, Child Abelha, Barão Vermelho and lots of extra.

Between 2002 and 2007, Affonso was president of Warner Music Mexico and signed artists resembling Jesse y Pleasure, Motel, Miguel Islas, Panda and Ximena Sariñana.

Warner says he “has additionally labored with among the largest Latin stars on this planet” together with Alejandro Sanz, Jorge Drexler, La Ley, Laura Pausini, Luis Miguel, Maná, Miguel Bose, Pesado, Celso Piña, El Tri and Francisco Cespedes. . And he is actively toured with a few of Warner Music’s largest international artists, together with David Bowie, Madonna and Tina Turner.

In 2008, in Brazil, he signed new artists like Anitta, Ferrugem, IZA, Kevinho, Ludmilla, MC Fioti, MC Lan, Pedro Sampaio and Pocah, amongst others.

Extra just lately, in partnership with GR6 – the music label of SP, signed Don Juan, Hariel and Ryan SP.

Warner additionally says Affonso has been closely concerned within the Brazilian competition scene, together with performing on the Rock in Rio occasion for a few years. He has additionally developed quite a lot of curated music collections, resembling Mestres da MPB, Geração Pop, Dose Dupla and Café Brasil.

“I’ve enormous ambitions to additional develop our enterprise and make Brazil a supply of worldwide expertise for Warner Music.”

Leila Oliveira

Leila Oliveira stated: “It’s an unimaginable honor to be requested to succeed Sergio as President of Warner Music Brazil. I labored for him for nearly a decade and discovered rather a lot about the right way to assist artists and keep nimble in our ever-changing trade.

“I’ve enormous ambitions to additional develop our enterprise and make Brazil a supply of worldwide expertise for Warner Music.”

“I had an unimaginable time main Warner Music Brazil, spending time supporting probably the most excellent artists and serving to flip their goals into careers.”

Sergio Affonso

Sérgio Affonso added: “I had an unimaginable time main Warner Music Brazil, spending time supporting probably the most excellent artists and turning their goals into careers.

“I do know they’re all in protected arms with Leila, whom I’ve labored carefully with for practically a decade and proudly named as my successor. I am positive she is going to construct on my legacy to make Warner Music Brazil even greater and higher.

“I’ve a variety of thrilling tasks underway and can discuss them in the end.”

“It is a pivotal second within the growth of Warner Music Brazil.”

Alexandre Duque

Alejandro Duque stated: “It is a pivotal second within the growth of Warner Music Brazil. Sergio has accomplished a lot to construct a robust enterprise that has achieved unimaginable success for artists from all kinds of backgrounds.

“Now Leila will write the following chapter within the firm’s historical past, constructing on Sergio’s success and establishing Warner Music Brazil as a power to be reckoned with on the worldwide music scene.”

“Leila is a pioneer within the Brazilian music trade, serving to to steer our digital transition in such a big and essential market.”

Simon Robson, Warner Recorded Music

Simon Robson, Worldwide President of Warner Recorded Music, stated, “Leila is a pioneer within the Brazilian music trade, serving to to steer our digital transition in such a big and essential market.

“Now she is making historical past once more, changing into the primary girl to steer a significant report label in Brazil. I need to pay tribute to Sergio, who led our enterprise in Brazil for therefore lengthy and helped so many artists over time. We want him the very best for the longer term. »The music trade all over the world