James Murtagh-Hopkins Named Senior Director Of Communications At UMG


LONDON (CelebrityAccess) — Universal Music Group announced the hire of James Murtagh-Hopkins as their new Senior Director of Communications, effective September 19.

Murtagh-Hopkins will be based in the company's London offices and will coordinate corporate and strategic communications for the company and oversee its public affairs. He will report to Caryn Tomlinson, Senior Vice President, Communications.

Murtagh-Hopkins was most recently Director of Communications at UK Music, the umbrella organization that represents the collective interests of the UK’s commercial music industry, where he worked closely with both the industry and government to bolster British music on the global stage.

Prior to UK Music, Murtagh-Hopkins held senior roles at Sony Music, EMI Records, Vector Management and Pulse Films. – Staff Writers