Warner Chappell Music has upped Jenni Pfaff to SVP, Head of Global Strategic Integration & Operations, and hired Jesse Dang as SVP of People.

Reporting to WCM’s co-chairs, CEO Guy Moot and COO Carianne Marshall, Pfaff will focus on ensuring that WCM’s global business priorities and strategic initiatives are successfully implemented. In addition, she will support senior management with cross-functional projects and help identify ways to create efficiencies and synergies across the business.

Reporting to WMG EVP and Chief People Officer Masha Osherova, Dang will focus on executing Warner Chappell’s human resources agenda across the company’s U.S., European, Latin American and Asian territories and provide HR counsel and support to the publisher’s leadership team.

“Jenni has been an incredible strategic partner over these past few years as we looked to reenergize our company’s culture and launch our new business strategy,” reads Moot and Marshall’s quote. “As a trusted adviser to our team, she has very strong relationships across our global organization and this role truly couldn’t be a better fit.”

Said Pfaff, “I’m very proud of everything we’ve been doing to support our people and songwriters and truly create an environment where they can thrive. I’m grateful to Carianne and Guy for giving me the opportunity to grow with Warner Chappell in this new role and excited to join forces with Jesse as we continue to evolve our company culture.”

Pfaff joined Warner Chappell in 2019. During her time at the pubco she’s trained her efforts on transforming the company’s culture and driving employee-engagement strategy for a global team of more than 500 employees. She was previously the proprietor of pfaff HR. Before that, she spent 17 years working in senior HR roles at PwC, Activision Blizzard and Northrop Grumman.

Dang has more than 20 years of experience working in entertainment and media. Most recently, he was the Head of People Partners, Sales & Distribution/News & Sports, at WarnerMedia.

Photo Credits: Jonathan Weiner (Pfaff), Ernie Enriquez (Dang)