Universal Music Distribution Makes Several Appointments
April 19, 2007 at 7:24 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC DISTRIBUTION (UMD) has made several appointments in its National Sales division. This was announced today by SVP/National Sales JOY SLUSAREK.
KURT MCDERMOTT has been promoted to VP/Mass Merchants. MCDERMOTT most recently served as Sr. Dir./Mass Merchants. "KURT’s strategic experience with major vendors in other industries is valuable as we look to find new and enhanced opportunities with our rack and mass merchant customers," stated SLUSAREK.
VINCE SZYDLOWSKI has been promoted to VP/National Sales. He was most recently Sr. Dir./Catalog, Classics, Jazz and Associated Labels. "VINCE has been an integral leader of our catalog initiatives for several years, and we are thrilled to capitalize on his skills and expand his scope to help manage our overall national sales efforts," commented SLUSAREK.
GARY KELLY has been appointed VP/National Sales. KELLY comes to the company from SONY BMG, where he was Regional Sales Manager/West Coast and Southwest Regions. "GARY is a poised leader and also has a natural curiosity that makes him an ideal addition to the UMD sales management team," continued SLUSAREK. "He has immediately made a strong impact with our labels, accounts and sales staff."