U Music ups Weatherston

Exec to o'see N. American marketing and sales

Universal Music and Video Distribution has upped Jim Weatherston to executive VP, reporting to group prexy Jim Urie.

Weatherston will oversee the division’s North American marketing and sales efforts for Universal Music’s label imprints, including flagships Island/Def Jam, Interscope, Geffen, A&M and MCA.

Appointment caps a 15-year tenure for Weatherston at UMVD, during which he has had stints as branch manager, sales manager and sales rep.

Immediately prior to his promotion, Weatherston was a divisional veepee at UMVD’s central division, based in Dallas, where he handled more than half of the company’s sales, and developed Universal’s strategic partnerships with music retailers.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Marketplace

    Leave a Reply

    No Comments

    Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

    Connecting to %s

    More Music News from Variety

    Loading