Island Def Jam Motown & Universal Republic Up Matt Voss To EVP/International
July 31, 2012 at 7:58 AM (PT)
ISLAND DEF JAM MOTOWN and UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC have promoted MATT VOSS to EVP/International, East Coast Labels, it was announced today by COO IVAN GAVIN, to whom he reports. UMG's East Coast Labels include ISLAND DEF JAM MOTOWN and UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC. Formerly, VOSS served as SVP for UMG's East Coast Labels. He is based in NEW YORK CITY.
"MATT's leadership and real track record of success has proved indispensable when it comes to developing artists globally," stated GAVIN. "Given the company's continued expansion, there is no one better suited to lead our international efforts."
"I am grateful to BARRY WEISS (Chairman/CEO) and IVAN for this opportunity," added VOSS. "The senior management teams at the NEW YORK labels are truly exceptional and I am privileged to work with them and their phenomenal artists. I look forward to my continued relationships with the UNIVERSAL companies around the world and the opportunity to find new ways to spend my frequent flier points."