Hong Kong, August 17, 2015 – Universal Music has appointed Franck Villet as Chief Operating Officer Asia, effective Monday, August 17, 2015.

In this newly created role, Franck will be a key member of the Asia leadership team, providing commercial, financial, strategic, operational and analytical insight to Greater China & South East Asia.

Franck has extensive senior commercial/financial management experience, working in global digital media and consumer tech business. Frank has held COO/CFO roles with Activision Blizzard Inc/Vivendi Games in Asia and France, as General Manager for EA Mobile Singapore and most recently consulting digital and media interactive start up projects in Singapore and Germany.

Based in Hong Kong, Franck will play a key role in enterprising operational and commercial growth across the region.

George Ash, President Universal Music Asia Pacific said: “Franck is a brilliant executive, with extensive knowledge and expertise across the greater Asian region and I am looking forward to working with Franck as he joins our regional management team. His immense skills in digital and media will be invaluable as we continue to evolve our company for the future entertainment industry”.