DON TERBUSH PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT, FILM & TV MUSIC, UMe
Santa Monica, California, September 11, 2006 — Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), the centralized U.S. catalog division of market leader Universal Music Group (UMG), has elevated Don Terbush to Vice President of Film & TV Music. The announcement was made today by Tom Rowland, Senior Vice President of Film & TV Music for UMe.
In this role, Mr. Terbush will help manage the department and be responsible for licensing UMG controlled content for use in films and new media. He will also continue to identify and pitch music for select projects as well as seek out new avenues in music licensing.
“Don is an extremely talented executive whose dedicated service over the past eleven years has helped UMe become the leading supplier of recorded music to the film, television, advertising and video game communities,” said Mr. Rowland. “His passion for developing new business opportunities has given us the competitive edge in such areas as consumer products and new media licensing. He is a tremendous asset to our company and this is a well-deserved promotion.”
Mr. Terbush began his tenure at UMG in 1995 in the Film & TV department. Prior to that, he was the A&R Manager for Warner Special Products, responsible for licensing recordings for audio compilations. He spent several years in film production before entering the music industry and is also a published author.
Mr. Terbush graduated from UC-San Diego with a B.A. in communications.
About Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group is the world’s largest music company with wholly owned record operations or licensees in 75 countries. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry’s largest global music publishing operations.
Universal Music Group consists of record labels Decca Music Group, Deutsche Grammophon, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Geffen Records, Island Def Jam Music Group, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Philips, Polydor Records, Universal Music Latino, Universal Motown Records Group, and Verve Music Group as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalog of music in the industry, which is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes eLabs, a new media and technologies division, and Universal Music Mobile.
Universal Music Group is a unit of Vivendi, a global media and communications company.