Will Tanous Named EVP/Head Of Global Communications For Universal Music Group
April 1, 2013 at 6:10 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP has named WILL TANOUS as EVP/Head Of Global Communications, effective APRIL 15th. TANOUS will report to UMG Chairman/CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE and will be based at the company’s headquarters in SANTA MONICA.
In making the announcement, GRAINGE said, "WILL is widely recognized for having been a trusted strategic advisor to many CEOs in the media industry. He has a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges related to the intersection of entertainment and technology, and as such, joins UMG at an important time in the evolution of our company. I’m looking forward to working closely with WILL as we continue to lead the industry’s transformation and strengthen UMG’s standing as the most dynamic and innovative home for the world’s greatest recording artists and songwriters."
"I'd also like to thank PETER LOFRUMENTO for his years of dedicated service to UMG," said GRAINGE. The company wishes him all the best as he moves on to another opportunity.
TANOUS joins UMG from WARNER MUSIC GROUP where he most recently served as EVP/Communications & Marketing.