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Valentin Blavatnik


Director since: 2023

Committee memberships: Executive committee, Compensation committee

Mr. Blavatnik has been a director since April 27, 2023. Since 2023, Mr. Blavatnik has served as Senior Director, Business Development of Warner Chappell Music. From 2021 to 2023, Mr. Blavatnik served on the investment team at LionTree, focused on the media and technology industries. From 2020 to 2023, he was also a production executive at Eden Productions, a TV and film production company founded by Richard Plepler. In addition, he is a member of the Executive Committee at Access Industries. From 2016 to 2019, Mr. Blavatnik worked in the music industry, primarily as an artist manager. 

Since its founding in 2020, Mr. Blavatnik has served on the Board of Directors of the Warner Music Group/Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund, which supports organizations working in historically underserved and marginalized communities. Mr. Blavatnik graduated cum laude with a BA in Cinematic Arts from the University of Southern California. 

Skills and Qualifications: Mr. Blavatnik brings beneficial attributes to the Board, including his experience working with the above companies, and his background working directly with music artists. His work in the entertainment field and at Liontree and Access in the field of investments and finance has given him knowledge and perspective that make him a valuable WMG board member.