UMG Names Michael Frey Pres./Supply Chain & Media Services
October 27, 2014 at 12:21 PM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP has named MICHAEL FREY, Pres./Supply Chain & Media Services, effective NOVEMBER 10th. Previously SONY DADC New Media Solutions Pres., FREY will oversee UMG’s global digital and physical supply chains, production/logistics and asset management.
“MICHAEL brings his experience in music, technology and media along with a compelling style of leadership to this vital position, which combines strategic and commercial responsibilities," UMG EVP/CFO BOYD MUIR said. "As the global leader in music, we require state-of-the-art infrastructures to manage music and related content across a variety of partners and platforms. As the industry becomes more diverse and complex, requiring best-in-class structures and systems to leverage opportunities, companies simply must have highly capable executives such as MICHAEL if they are to succeed. We’re thrilled to have him in this role.”
“Music is in the midst of an exciting transition, one that will bring opportunities for artists and fans alike," FREY said. "With this transition comes the need to develop systems and strategies that will ensure we’re delivering the best services to all of our stakeholders. I’m particularly excited to join the most progressive team in music and help drive strategy going forward.”