Universal Music Appoints Robert Ziegler EVP/Global Physical Operations
June 7, 2016 at 8:26 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP has tapped veteran home entertainment executive ROBERT ZIEGLER as EVP/Global Physical Operations, effective immediately. In this role, ZIEGLER will oversee the manufacturing and distribution of all physical products including CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray discs and vinyl LPs across UMG’s operations in more than 60 countries around the world. Ziegler will be based at the company’s SANTA MONICA headquarters and report to Pres./Global Operations and Advanced Media Services MICHAEL FREY.
“At UNIVERSAL MUSIC, we understand that in our digital age, fans still have a strong demand for physical products, which continue to account for a significant amount of music consumption around the world,” FREY said. “With ROBERT, we’re bringing on board an expert with vast experience at managing a global supply chain and providing important products that our consumers demand.”
“UNIVERSAL MUSIC excels at providing fans around the world with the highest-quality experiences,” ZIEGLER said. “It’s an honor to join MICHAEL, the company’s management team and employees worldwide in continuing to uphold this valuable tradition.”