UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP LEADS MUSIC INDUSTRY WITH THREE EXECUTIVES NAMED TO VARIETY’S 2014 WOMEN’S IMPACT REPORT
Anthony, Jubelirer and Gerson Tapped for List
SANTA MONICA, Oct. 7, 2014—Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music company, announced today that Variety magazine has named three UMG executives to its 2014 Women’s Impact Report – the only music company executives named to the prestigious list. This year’s Women’s Impact Report represents a selection of the most influential women in the entertainment industry, chosen based on their professional and philanthropic achievements over the course of the past year.
The three UMG executives named to the 2014 list include:
- Michele Anthony, EVP U.S. Recorded Music for UMG;
- Michelle Jubelirer, EVP, Capitol Music Group (CMG); and
- Jody Gerson, incoming Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).
“Our leadership is simply the best in the business and these three talented and hard-working executives prove the point,” said UMG chairman and CEO, Lucian Grainge. “I, along with the rest of our UMG family, congratulate Michele, Michelle and Jody in being recognized on this year’s Women’s Impact Report.”
About Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group is the global music leader, with wholly owned operations in 60 territories. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry’s premier music publishing operations worldwide.
Universal Music Group’s labels include A&M Records, Angel, Astralwerks, Blue Note Records, Capitol Christian Music Group, Capitol Records, Capitol Records Nashville, Caroline, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, EMI Records Nashville, Fonovisa, Geffen Records, Harvest, Interscope Records, Island Records, Machete Music, Manhattan, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Music Group, Virgin Records, Virgin EMI Records, 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 catalogue of music in the industry, which includes the last 100 years of the world’s most popular artists and their recordings. UMG’s catalogue 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 Global Digital Business, its new media and technologies division and Bravado, its merchandising company.
Universal Music Group is a fully owned subsidiary of Vivendi.