Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), announced that noted label exec Thomas Vidovic has been named as Managing Director of the publisher’s operations in Germany, and Senior Vice President, Austria and Switzerland.
Vidovic, who will be based in Berlin, will report to UMPG COO Marc Cimino, effective immediately, UMPG said.
Prior to his promotion, Vidovic served as the UMPG Germany’s sync team and as Senior Director of Music for Advertising and Film, where he oversaw licensing and commissioned music operations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for advertising, film and TV, games and stage productions.
“I am thrilled that Thomas is taking on this leadership role at our company. Since joining UMPG, he has been instrumental in developing innovative creative strategies for our German business, particularly in sync, that have been invaluable to our success. Marc Cimino and I have closely watched Thomas’ growth over the past four years as an executive and we have tremendous confidence in his ability to lead the fantastic UMPG teams in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland,” said UPMG’s Jody Gerson.
UMPG also announced that Diana Muñoz has been promoted to SVP, Finance and Administration, reporting to Vidovic, effective immediately. Muñoz, who has been with UMPG since 2011, was named VP, Finance and Administration in 2018.