UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP DISTRIBUTION APPOINTS ADAM ZELINKA TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Santa Monica, CA, June 15, 2011 – Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD), the award-winning sales and marketing division of Universal Music Group, has appointed Adam Zelinka to Senior Vice President of Marketing & Product Development. The announcement was made today by Jim Urie, President & CEO of Universal Music Group Distribution, to whom Mr. Zelinka reports.
In this role, Mr. Zelinka will spearhead the company’s direct-to-consumer, direct marketing, consumer relationship marketing and product development initiatives. He will work closely with UMGD’s owned and associated label groups to drive and support their consumer directed marketing and e-commerce strategies.
“Adam is an innovator, an entrepreneur and a veteran of marketing in the digital space,” stated Mr. Urie. “He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and a proven track record of success that complements our existing strategy and will help keep UMGD’s labels and artists at the forefront of the digital landscape. I’m very pleased to have him joining the UMGD executive team.”