One of Nigeria’s and Africa’s premier music labels Chocolate City has appointed Abuchi Peter Ugwu as its new CEO.
Peter who became Head of Business Development for Chocolate City Music in 2015 will now oversee the music label regarded as one of the continent’s longest-standing and most successful music platforms.
According to Chocolate City, the appointment of Peter is another exciting step forward in the company’s celebrated and widely-acclaimed journey.
“As one of the key pioneers of what is now known as the Afrobeat music, Chocolate City Music and its partners are poised to re-create a shift in how the music business is carried on for the mutual benefit and profit of both the artists and the labels– We believe Mr Ugwu is the right person to take the company to the next logical iteration,” says Audu Maikori (Co-founder).
“For the past 15 years, Chocolate City has set the standard on what is achievable both artistically and business-wise in the country. We have full confidence Mr Ugwu will keep the tradition going,” says Paul Okeugo (Co-founder).
Abuchi Peter Ugwu now steps into this role after more than a decade of working in various capacities in the music industry.