NEW YORK, New York, June 9, 2010 – Leah Streetman has been promoted to Vice President, Strategic Alliances/Film & TV for Universal Motown Republic Group, it was announced today by Lori Lambert, Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances for Universal Motown Republic Group.
In this new role, Ms. Streetman will be responsible for overseeing film and television creative music placement for their roster of current artists and new releases, including Lil Wayne, Colbie Caillat, Florence + The Machine, Kelly Rowland, Enrique Iglesias, and Damian Marley.
“Since Leah joined the Strategic Alliances department four years ago, she has created significant exposure for our music, and a truly viable profit-generating area that did not exist here before,” said Ms. Lambert. “Her consistent creative contributions and tireless efforts on behalf of all of our artists and releases have been widely acknowledged throughout the industry, as she has become one of the most respected executives in film and television music.”
“This has been an incredible journey for me,” stated Ms. Streetman. “I’m thrilled to be part of the UMRG family and feel privileged to have such amazing support from Lori Lambert, Sylvia Rhone, Monte and Avery Lipman, and Mel Lewinter. Music contributes so much to the creative process for film and television, and I am very fortunate to be able to help fulfill the vision of our partners at the networks and studios while providing additional exposure for our unique and refreshing roster of contemporary artists.”
Previously, Ms. Streetman was Senior Director, Strategic Alliances/Film & TV for Universal Motown Republic Group. During her tenure at the company, she has worked with artists such as Amy Winehouse, Shiny Toy Guns, Mika, Akon, 3 Doors Down, Nelly, and Scissor Sisters.
About Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group is the world’s leading music company with wholly owned record operations or licensees in 77 countries. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, the industry’s leading global music publishing operation.
Universal Music Group’s record labels include A&M/Octone, Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, Fonovisa, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Island Def Jam Music Group, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Polydor Records, Show Dog – Universal Music, Universal Motown Republic Group, Universal Music Latino 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 includes the last 100 years of the world’s most popular artists and their recordings. UMG’s catalog 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, its new media and technologies division; Bravado, its merchandising company; and Twenty-First Artists, its full service management division.
Universal Music Group is a unit of Vivendi, a global media and communications company.