MI2N
Music Industry News Network
MONDAY, MARCH 30TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Career Announcements (more headlines) 01-16-2013

Universal Music Group Promotes Pascal Negre To Global Head Of New Business In Addition To Current Responsibilities

Bookmark and Share
Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, today announced that Pascal Nègre, President of Universal Music France, Italy, Middle East and Africa, will expand his duties to also serve as the company's global Head of New Business. He will continue to serve on UMG's Executive Board and be based out of Paris. He reports to Lucian Grainge, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UMG.

"Pascal's creative contributions, astute business judgment and strategic planning perspective are valued management skills for UMG," said Mr. Grainge. "This promotion reflects his many accomplishments, but also signals the tremendous growth opportunities that we see ahead for UMG as we expand globally."

Mr. Nègre's appointment follows completion of UMG's landmark acquisition of EMI Recorded Music in 2012.

"I'm really happy to work closely with Lucian and the Board team in order to create today the foundation of the music company of tomorrow," said Mr. Nègre.

In this new role, Mr. Nègre will be responsible for a number of UMG's strategic growth initiatives on a global basis, including strategic partnerships, brand relationships, cross-organizational collaboration, and ensuring that the company continues to explore, develop and capitalize on appropriate new digital and terrestrial opportunities and business models. He will also develop and implement a global strategy on CRM, working closely with Max Hole (UMG International Chairman & CEO), Boyd Muir (Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer) and Rob Wells (President of Global Digital Business).

Mr. Nègre began his longstanding and successful career in music as a driving force behind free radio stations in France (1981-85), then in press and promotions posts at BMG (1986-1987) and CBS Records (1988-1990). He joined PolyGram in December 1990 as Chief Executive Officer of the iconic French label, Barclay, and subsequently took over the leadership of Island Records (1992) and Phonogram (1994). He was appointed as President of PolyGram Music in November 1994. At the same time, he became Deputy Managing Director of PolyGram Group France. Throughout his career, he has discovered and nurtured such artists as Khaled, Zebda and No One Is Innocent, and played an instrumental role in the career development of Alain Bashung, Stephen Eicher, Bernard Lavilliers, Noir Désir, Zazie, Zucchero, Florent Pagny, Nolwenn Leroy, Marc Lavoine, Michel Sardou, Lara Fabian, William Sheller, Vanessa Paradis, Eddy Mitchell and Myléne Farmer. He's also been instrumental in the international success of such superstars as U2, Lady Gaga, Mika, Melody Gardot, Cecilia Bartoli, Andrea Bocelli and Mariah Carey, among others.

Mr. Nègre also serves as the President of the SCPP (Société civile pour l'exercice des droits des producteurs phonographiques), which represents the rights and interests of recorded music companies, and President of Olympia, the famed Paris-based entertainment venue. He is an Officier des Arts et des Lettres, and in January 2009, he was named to the Office of Knight of the Légion d'honneur.


Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Celebrating 10 Years Of Success And Community In The Midwest With Mindset Evolution

The Underground Presents PLANETROX China 2015

Dramatic New Solo Piano Album Represents Several "Firsts" For Award-Winning Artist Fiona Joy And Cookie Marenco’s Blue Coast Music Group

On Easter Sunday 2015, The Light Will Shine In The Darkness

Meresha - 1st Ever World Music Premier On The #1 Social Media Startup Tsu April 7

Legendary Stax Guitarist Steve Cropper And Rock Newcomer Matt Miller Make Beautiful Music Together

Taiwan's Bearbabes Answer "How To Love" With Upcoming Performances

Aleynu. New Video From LENKA LICHTENBERG Is Upon Us!



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» ICMP, CMPA And CMRRA Support SODRAC In Supreme Court Royalties Case
» Beatport Introduces Free Mobile Apps With Unlimited Streaming Music
» International Recording Artist "David Correy" Signs To 50/50 Music Group
» The Notionaries "Excited Eyes" VEVO Release Coming April 1st, 2015
» A Warmer Welcome To Big Business From EDM
» Ethan Kaplan Joins Gracenote As General Manager Of Music
» Sound Designer And Editor Talks Business, Creativity, And Technology
» Deadline Extended For 2015’s International Music+Sound Awards
» J Metro Releases New Single "Magic"
» Bangtower Producer Jon Pomplin Signs Endorsement Deal With Conquest Sound USA


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» ReverbNation And SESAC To Nurture Emerging Artists
» Veteran Chinese Rocker Wu Tong Presents "Song Of The Sheng"
» Inner-Mongolian Indie Band Ajinai's World Tour Launches In Toronto
» 26th Annual Golden Melody Awards & Festival
» Toyota 'Feeling The Street' Global Street Music Campaign
» MusicDish*China Review: 'Chinese Kiss' From Chinese Music To Hip Hop
» JUE | Music + Art Presents Awesome Tapes From Africa
» Students, Musicians And Filmmakers Unite For The 'Take Me To The River' Education Initiative Launch
» ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews Testifies For Senate Judiciary Subcommittee
» JUE | Music + Art Launches 7th Edition In Beijing & Shanghai
» Kenney Shiu Appointed New Director Finance & A&R At BMG China
» Dutch Indie-Rock/Modern Wave Band Atlantic Attraction Tours China

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.