Oliver Rosa Appointed General Manager Warner Music Switzerland

06/08/04

Bernd Dopp, Chairman and CEO, Warner Music GSA, today announced the appointment of Oliver Rosa as GM, Warner Music Switzerland. Effective immediately, Rosa will lead the company's operations in Switzerland, reporting directly to Dopp.

In a parallel move, Chris Wepfer, who has served as Managing Director of Warner Music Switzerland for 7 years will be leaving the company.

"I am pleased to announce yet another promotion within the organisation for Oliver Rosa," said Bernd Dopp "Oliver is one of the most talented new executives in Switzerland and I am confident is his ability to lead to the company into the future amid the challenging times of transition for our industry."

"Chris Wepfer has been instrumental in moving Switzerland into the very important GSA region. I thank him for his outstanding achievements in building the company as well as his assistance during this time," said Bernd Dopp.

Gero Caccia, Executive Vice President, Warner Music International commented, "Working closely with Chris, I have had the opportunity to appreciate his passion for the music, his dedication and loyalty to the company, and his great personality."

"On behalf of WMI, I would like thank Chris for his contribution to Warner Music Switzerland. Seven years ago, Chris began to build what has become an outstanding company in Switzerland. I wish him all the best in the future as well as continued success," said Paul-Rene Albertini, Chairman and CEO, Warner Music International.

Most recently Rosa was Marketing Director for Warner Music Switzerland where he held various positions over the past six years. Rosa is 31 years old.

About Warner Music International

Warner Music International, a leading company in national and international repertoire, is headquartered in London and operates through 37 affiliates and numerous licensees in over 50 countries