Warner Chappell Music has announced the promotion of Daniel Mora to Managing Director, Warner Chappell Music Colombia, Billboard has learned.
“It’s incredible, the amount of talent coming out of Colombia, one of the most exponentially growing music markets in Latin America,” said Mora in an official statement. “I’m privileged to work with some of the best songwriters in the world and excited to continue growing our roster in the region. I’d like to thank Gustavo for this wonderful new opportunity, and the global WCM team for their amazing support.”
Mora, who joined WCM in 2013 as A&R/Sync consultant and previously toured Latin America as part of the tropipop band, Bonka, reports to Gustavo Menendez, President, Warner Chappell Music, Latin America.
“From the moment I met Daniel—back then a musician and songwriter himself—I could tell that he had the potential to do great things in the industry, and for this company,” said Menendez in a press statement. “He’s a creative force and a hard-working leader who knows the business inside and out. I’m delighted to have him at the helm of our Colombian team during such an exciting and important time for Latin music.”
Warner Chappell Music Colombia’s roster currently includes Latin Grammy winner Juan Pablo Vega, Santiago Cruz, Piso 21, and Lalo Ebratt from the popular urban collective, Trapical Minds.