Warner Music Group (WMG) had announced the appointment of Patrick Lemanski as Head of Classics, Warner Music UK. In this new role, he will spearhead WMG’s UK Classics operations, and oversee its promotion, marketing and sales teams. Lemanski joins Warner Classics from Harmonia Mundi, where he served as Managing Director in the UK.
Lemanski held various positions at Harmonia Mundi over the years, beginning as an International Export Manager and climbing the ranks to become French Sales Director, then International Director and, ultimately, Managing Director in the UK. He previously held stints at Thomson-CSF (now Thales) and Renault.
Lemanski is taking over from John Kelleher, who is retiring after 25 years as part of the Warner Music family.