Common Music Larger China has appointed Carol Ding（丁楠）to the newly created place of Senior Vice President & Head of Digital and Industrial, efficient instantly.
Ding shall be based mostly in Beijing and can report back to Sunny Chang, Chairman & CEO UMGC, and Ulrik Cahn, Govt Vice President, Africa Center East Asia (AMEA).
Having joined UMG in 2018 as Vice President, International Digital Technique of APAC, UMG says that Ding served as a key member of its Company Digital Technique group.
UMG additionally says that Ding has performed an integral position within the improvement and implementation of digital technique and progress within the area, in addition to strengthening relationships and partnerships with present and new Digital Service Supplier companions globally and regionally.
A veteran UMG government within the APAC area, UMG says that Ding “possesses vital expertise inside China’s fast-evolving leisure trade panorama”.
As a member of UMGC’s senior administration group, she’s going to oversee digital and industrial enterprise improvement and operation within the regional markets.
UMG says she may even work carefully with frontline labels and territories “to additional increase digital companions’ community whereas persevering with to discover industrial alternatives for UMG’s world-leading roster of artists and unparalleled music catalogs throughout Larger China, and past”.
Ding joined UMG from Condé Nast Worldwide, the place she led strategic partnership, funding, and acquisitions for China companies’ transformation from print to digital.
Earlier than Condé Nast, Ding oversaw the distribution and advertising and marketing of Warner Bros’ 20+ movie releases in China, together with China’s 1st digital 3D movie Journey to the Heart of the Earth in 2008.
Over the previous 12 months, UMGC grew to become the primary main music firm to determine a number of frontline labels throughout China with the launch of Republic Data China, Capitol Data China, EMI China and Polygram China to speed up A&R funding and improvement of home Chinese language expertise, with a view to attaining each regional successes, alongside creating new alternatives for artists to succeed in new international markets past GC.
“Carol was uniquely positioned because the China-based skilled inside a world digital technique group at UMG.”
Sunny Chang, UMGC
Sunny Chang, Chairman & CEO UMGC, stated: “I’d like to increase my warmest welcome to Carol, as she joins our GC senior administration group.
“Carol was uniquely positioned because the China-based skilled inside a world digital technique group at UMG and her intensive experience in right now’s international digital music trade, mixed with profound information within the home markets of Larger China, brings beneficial talent property and assets to assist us to reach the ever-evolving digital panorama in China.”
“I’m thrilled that Carol has joined the senior administration group in Larger China, the quickest rising of the world’s High 10 music markets, to guide our digital technique and industrial improvement there.”
Michael Nash, UMG
Michael Nash, Govt Vice President of Digital Technique, UMG stated: “I’m thrilled that Carol has joined the senior administration group in Larger China, the quickest rising of the world’s High 10 music markets, to guide our digital technique and industrial improvement there.
“Her distinctive expertise and strategic imaginative and prescient will assist play a significant position in shaping UMG’s progress on this quickly increasing and necessary market and creating new alternatives for fulfillment for our artists throughout the area.
“UMG prides itself on selling the skilled improvement of its prime government expertise, and I sit up for working alongside Carol and her group to additional elevate our international imaginative and prescient for the digital panorama transferring ahead.”
“It has been a privilege to work with our international groups alongside a number of the best minds within the trade.
Ding stated: “It has been a privilege to work with our international groups alongside a number of the best minds within the trade.
“I’m excited to guide UMG’s future digital and industrial improvement throughout the area, and to hitch the senior administration group in Larger China.
“That is an thrilling time for UMGC, as we glance to develop new digital and industrial alternatives to assist our expanded roster of artists and labels, and additional increase our place as the worldwide chief in music-based leisure.”
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