Universal Music U.K. Names David Sharpe COO
January 23, 2012 at 5:18 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC U.K. has upped ISLAND RECORDS SVP DAVID SHARPE to COO of the group. In the new role, SHARPE will work with UNIVERSAL U.K.'s CEO DAVID JOSEPH, overseeing all of the U.K. operations.
JOSEPH said, "DAVID has time and again demonstrated his entrepreneurial approach, which will be of huge benefit to our artists, labels and all aspects of our company in his new role."
SHARPE added, "I am delighted to be taking on this role and to be working more closely with DAVID. These are very exciting and challenging times in the music industry and I’m looking forward to helping to grow UNIVERSAL MUSIC's business."