Michael Seltzer Promoted To SVP/Business & Legal Affairs At UMG/East Coast Labels
June 7, 2012 at 7:51 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP has promoted MICHAEL SELTZER to SVP/Business & Legal Affairs for EAST COAST LABELS, it was announced today by EVP/Business & Legal Affairs, East Coast Labels STEVE GAWLEY, to whom he reports. UMG's EAST COAST labels include THE ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP and UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS. Formerly, SELTZER served as SVP/Business & Legal Affairs for THE ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP. He will continue to be based in NEW YORK CITY.
"It has been my absolute privilege to work alongside MICHAEL SELTZER for these past nine years," stated GAWLEY. "MICHAEL's critical relationships, business acumen and breadth of experience make him one of the most formidable business affairs executives in entertainment today. His aggressive and skillful pursuit of our executive team's business objectives continue to help make us a fiercely competitive label group."
"UMG's EAST COAST LABEL GROUP has an unparalleled roster of artists, and an exceptionally talented management team. I look forward to working closely with STEVE GAWLEY to aggressively support them on all fronts, while exploring new opportunities to grow our business," added SELTZER. "I am grateful to STEVE for this opportunity, and equally grateful for his friendship and leadership."