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Rod Riley

Word Entertainment
As President and CEO of Word Entertainment, Warner Music Group's Christian division, Rod Riley oversees Word's entire operation, including A&R, sales and marketing, music publishing, distribution, church resources, films and live events. Riley previously served as COO of Word Entertainment from 2008 to 2010, and was responsible for all business operations of Word Label Group, Word Music Publishing, Word Distribution and Word Music. Since joining Word Entertainment in 2005 as Sr. VP of Marketing, he has been instrumental in revitalizing the company's staff and artist roster, as well as aggressively transforming Word's business model, including launching or acquiring businesses in booking, touring, sponsorship, films, merchandising and e-commerce. Prior to joining Word, Riley served as Sr. Director of Sales at Provident Music, Sony Music's Christian music label.