Per Sundin Appointed SVP/Nordic Region For UMG International
March 18, 2013 at 12:07 PM (PT)
PER SUNDIN has been appointed SVP/Nordic Region for UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP INTERNATIONAL. He will report to Pres./CENTRAL EUROPE FRANK BRIEGMANN. In this new role, which is effective immediately, SUNDIN will continue to serve as Chairman/CEO of UNIVERSAL MUSIC SWEDEN while taking on additional responsibility for UNIVERSAL’s operations in DENMARK, FINLAND and NORWAY. ,
BRIEGMANN said, "I’m delighted that PER is taking on this newly expanded role and I’m sure that he and his team of great MDs in the NORDIC region will successfully grow UNIVERSAL’s business. He has had a front row seat for the streaming revolution over the last few years and together with his instinctive feel for artists and creativity has the ideal combination of skills and experience for this crucial role."
SUNDIN said, "The NORDIC countries today are frontrunners in the incredible changes taking place in the music industry. It’s a true honour to lead UNIVERSAL MUSIC’s amazing NORDIC businesses, sharing great music and strategies for the future as part of FRANK’s team, the biggest and most dynamic in continental EUROPE."