UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP PROMOTES BRIAN LAMBERT TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT/HEAD OF FILM & TELEVISION MUSIC
Los Angeles, CA, October 20, 2011 — Evan Lamberg, President, Universal Music Publishing Group, North America today announced the promotion of Brian Lambert to Executive Vice President/Head of Film & Television Music. Mr. Lambert will report directly to Mr. Lamberg and is based in the company’s world-wide headquarters in Santa Monica, California.
“Brian Lambert is one of the most prominent creative executives, and leaders, within the Film & TV industry and continues to drive success for Universal Music Publishing. He and his staff are the best in the business and this is a very well deserved promotion,” said Mr. Lamberg.
“I’m proud to play such a key role in representing the greatest catalog in the business, and I’m lucky to have the best Film & TV Music department around. The synchronization business is an increasingly vital part of our revenue and we pride ourselves on bringing these opportunities to our (UMPG’s) amazing artists, writers and catalogs,” said Mr. Lambert. “I truly look forward to working closely with Evan Lamberg as we move into the next phase of UMPG.”
With 20 years in music publishing, Lambert oversees all of Universal Music Publishing Group's U.S. synchronization business and drives revenue through creative placements of UMPG's vast catalog in Film, TV and Advertising. He is also very instrumental in the coordination of UMPG’s artists and writers for collaborations to create original songs for Films, TV and soundtracks. Lambert has signed key Film & TV administration deals the company has completed with Warner Bros. Entertainment, DreamWorks, HBO and manages those relationships along with other major film studios.
Reporting into Lambert will be the U.S. Film & TV Creative, Licensing, and Clearance teams.
Prior to joining Universal, Lambert spent a collective six years as Vice President of Advertising, Film & Television Music for Zomba Music Publishing/Jive Records and BMG Music Publishing respectively.
About Universal Music Publishing Group
Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) is the industry's leading global music publishing operation and is part of Universal Music Group. UMPG represents music in every genre from some of the world’s hottest songwriters and catalogs including ABBA, Adele, Alex Da Kid, Lily Allen, Beach Boys, Beastie Boys, Leonard Bernstein, Justin Bieber, Bjork, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Desmond Child, Ciara, The Clash, Coldplay, Elvis Costello, The Cure, Daughtry, Ester Dean, Danny Elfman, Eminem, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Jackie Evancho, Juanes, Florence + The Machine, Kirk Franklin, Sean Garrett, Jimi Hendrix, Elton John/Bernie Taupin, Joy Division, R. Kelly, The Killers, BB King, Ari Levine of The Smeezingtons, Linkin Park, Henry Mancini, Maroon 5, Mumford + Sons, Prince, Pucinni, OtisRedding, Owl City, Sex Pistols, Gustavo Santaolalla, Paul Simon, Britney Spears, Tricky Stewart, 3 Doors Down, Justin Timberlake, T-Pain, U2, Diane Warren, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Bill Withers, among many others. UMPG is also a global leader in the areas of Production Music, Christian and Classical Music. For more information please visit http://www.umusicpub.com.