UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP APPOINTS NAN JIN AS HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS, UNIVERSAL MUSIC GREATER CHINA
BEIJING, June 10, 2020 – Universal Music Greater China, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment announced today that experienced communications executive Nan Jin has been appointed as Head of Communications, Universal Music Greater China, effective immediately.
Ms. Jin is a highly skilled communications executive, with significant marketing, branding and media relations experience within China’s media industry. As a member of the senior management team in Greater China, she will oversee communications within Greater China, across both recorded music and music publishing divisions. She will be based in Beijing and report to Sunny Chang, Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Greater China, and Will Tanous, UMG’s EVP & Head of Global Communications.
Nan Jin joins UMG from 20th Century Fox Film, where she served as Marketing Director, China, and was responsible for all communications, marketing, branding, media partnerships and social media initiatives across the company’s theatrical release schedule and channels.
Previously, she was General Manager, Marketing & Programming at Wanda Film and held roles at Nanfang Media Group and Caixin Media. Ms. Jin holds a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language and Literature from Peking University and a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong.
In making the announcement, Sunny Chang, Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Greater China, said, “I am delighted to welcome Nan to UMG’s Greater China team. Nan’s extensive experience in the [China] media sector provides valuable support for the successful execution of our strategic business goals. Those include the development of new market opportunities, such as innovative partnerships that would benefit our artists and partners both by deepening our services to current audiences and expanding our reach to new audiences, across China and around the world.”
Will Tanous, EVP & Head of Global Communications, UMG, said, “Nan brings a wealth of experience in strategic communications as well as deep understanding of the dynamic Chinese media landscape. She will be a key part of our Greater China team and will help ensure that UMG’s creative and commercial endeavours within Greater China are amplified on a global level.”
Nan Jin said, “The opportunity to join the global communications team at UMG is a huge privilege and I am looking forward to working alongside my colleagues in China to ensure that UMG continues to lead the industry in delivering innovative partnerships and world class content, as well as to help music from Greater China reach new audiences globally.”
Universal Music Greater China operates divisions in China, with offices in Beijing and Shanghai, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and recently announced an expansion of Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) operations in the region.