Rio Caraeff Upped At UMG
May 9, 2007 at 5:46 AM (PT)
DIGITALMUSICNEWS.COM reports UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP has bumped RIO CARAEFF to a broader digital role within the label. CARAEFF, traditionally a mobile-focused executive, will now enjoy the dual roles of Exec. VP/eLabs and GM/UNIVERSAL MUSIC MOBILE.
The move elevates the executive from his previous slot as VP/GM of UNIVERSAL MUSIC MOBILE. In this expanded role, CARAEFF will continue to oversee UMG mobile operations, though he will now develop broader digital strategies within the label. He will also interface closely with various labels and divisions on digital and mobile initiatives. "RIO brings all the right qualities to this new role," stated UMG President/COO ZACH HOROWITZ, to whom CARAEFF will report.