Warner Music Nashville is pleased to announce the addition of SVP Legal & Business Affairs, Patrick Sabatini to the label. Sabatini steps into the role beginning today, and he will report directly to EVP A&R Cris Lacy.
“From coast to coast, Patrick’s highly-respected reputation precedes him,” Lacy said. “His previous stops at Warner Bros. Records give him an understanding of our culture and values, and his wealth of knowledge about all aspects of the industry is essential to the growth of Warner Music Nashville. We are thrilled to welcome him back into the family.”
Sabatini graduated from Berklee College of Music before earning his JD at Pepperdine University. He began his career at Arista Records and spent nearly two decades as an attorney at Capitol Records, Warner Bros. Records and private law firms. Sabatini most recently served as the head of business and legal affairs at Global Music Rights. He is currently based in Nashville.
“I feel fortunate to be rejoining the WMG family and am excited to begin a new chapter working with the incredibly talented team and impressive artist roster at Warner Music Nashville,” Sabatini said. “I admire the company culture fostered by Espo and the team and their deep commitment to artists and music.”
ABOUT WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE
Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 under the leadership of Chairman & CEO John Esposito. It continues to champion Warner Music Group’s presence in the Nashville music community its family of labels have called home for more than 60 years.