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Warner Music buoys Zabala

Mexican and Latin ops vet now Latam exec veep

Ingio Zabala has been elevated to exec veep of Warner Music Latin America.

Zabala — most recently prexy of Warner Music Intl.’s Mexico and U.S. Latin operations — will relocate to New York and retain responsibilities for the Mexican and U.S. Latin divisions, including WEA Mexico, MCM in Mexico and the U.S.-based WEA Latina affiliate.

Warner Music Latin America prexy Andre Midani, to whom Zabala will report, said, “Since his move from Warner Music Spain, Ingio Zabala has established himself as a leading record exec in the Latin American region. I am delighted that in the future he will be able to assist me in the continued growth and development of our companies in the important Latin American and U.S. markets.”

Beginning his musical career as a member of Spanish group La Union, Zabala joined Warner Music Spain as an A&R manager in 1988. After stints as marketing manager and deputy managing director, he rose to managing director of the company in 1994.

Four years later, Zabala was named managing director of Warner Music Mexico. He segued to prexy of Warner Music Intl.’s Mexico and U.S. Latin ops at the beginning of this year.

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