UMLA/UMLE Names Manuel Pena EVP/Ops
June 4, 2012 at 11:55 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC LATIN AMERICA (UMLA) and UNIVERSAL MUSIC LATIN ENTERTAINMENT (UMLE) have appointed MANUEL PEÑA EVP/Operations, Strategic Marketing & Classics. PEÑA will oversee manufacturing, distribution, inventory and commercial policies for the region, as well as coordinate marketing efforts for UMG’s catalog and compilation albums, while for classical music, will work closely with UMLA VP/International Marketing GABRIELA CARRILHO to maximize the audience in the Latin American region for DEUSTCHE GRAMMOPHON and DECCA artists.
"Throughout his career, MANUEL has consistently displayed real innovation and talent,” UMLA Chairman/CEO JESUS LÓPEZ. "I’m confident that he will continue to excel in this new role and play an integral part in helping us achieve our goals in LATIN AMERICA."
"I am humbled and thankful for JESÚS’ continued confidence and support," PEÑA said. "And I’m looking forward to working with him and UMLA’s regional teams in this exciting new capacity."