UNIVERSAL MUSIC MOBILE – US NAMES ADAM FLICK VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING
SANTA MONICA, CA, June 12, 2006– Universal Music Mobile-US (UMM-US), the US division of Universal Music Mobile, has appointed Adam Flick to the position of Vice President, Marketing. UMM is a branch of the world’s leading music company, Universal Music Group (UMG). The announcement was made today by Rio Caraeff, General Manager of UMM-US, to whom Flick will report. Both Caraeff and Flick are based at UMG’s Santa Monica offices.
In his new role, Flick will be responsible for all internal and external marketing efforts in the North American market for UMM. He will liaise closely with UMG’s broad array of labels and eLabs division in order to maximize marketing and promotional activities with wireless carriers, mobile content distribution companies, device manufacturers and infrastructure providers. Flick joins an executive team which already includes Julie Lee, Vice President, Sales and Licensing and Tony Huidor, Vice President, Product Development & Operations.
“Adam has an instinctual sense of where the mobile music marketplace is heading and is innately aware of consumer tastes and trends” said Caraeff. “I am very proud to be working side-by-side with Adam and my stellar team to build the mobile business for Universal Music Group.”
Most recently, Flick was Chief Marketing Officer for Airborne Entertainment, Inc., a leading publisher and distributor of premier branded mobile entertainment content and applications, including branded properties such as MAXIM, Family Guy, Speed TV and the NHL, among others. Previously, he was Director of Marketing at Sony Pictures Mobile, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment and has held marketing and business development positions at AT&T Wireless, AtomFilms/Shockwave.com, and Getty Images.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, Machette 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.