Adrian Ciepichał has been appointed Managing Director of Warner Music Poland.
In his new role, Ciepichał succeeds Kinga siennicka, who left the company earlier this year.
Ciepichał began his entertainment career as a key account manager and sales director at Monolith Video in the 2000s.
He joined Universal Music Poland in 2008 as Head of Digital and moved to the music streaming service Tidal in 2013, becoming General Manager for Central and Eastern Europe.
In 2018, he was appointed CEO of e-Muzyka, where he launched a local music streaming service and secured partnerships with international DSPs.
It also launched a service to allow independent artists to distribute music directly and oversaw the company’s overall artist relations activity, Warner Music says.
Warner Music Poland artists on their national roster include Baranovski, Dawid Kwiatkowski, Mela Koteluk, Natalia Szroeder, Smolasty, and Sylwia. Grzeszczak. The company has owned the oldest label in Poland, Polskie Nagrania, since 2015.
Warner Music Poland also works with Romanian artists Minelli and Roxen, who have attracted fans through their collaboration with Global Records, their local licensee in Bucharest.
“It is a great privilege to lead the talented team at Warner Music Poland.”
Adrian Ciepichał, said: “It is a great privilege to lead the talented team of Warner Music Poland.
“We have a growing local roster, which I hope to strengthen in the years to come, and a solid track record in introducing great artists from around the world to Polish music fans.
“There is still a lot of untapped potential in the Polish music market as we continue our digital transition, it is a really exciting time to be in our business.”
“Adrian is an executive who has a reputation for defending artists.”
Alfonso Pérez-Soto added: “Adrián is an executive who has a reputation for defending artists and helping them build lasting careers.
“He has been a pioneer in the Polish digital music market and has an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset that will help drive business opportunities for our artists.
“Poland is a key market for us, with enormous potential for further growth, so it is great that our business is in such capable hands.”Music business around the world