MUMBAI: Kevin Lipson has been appointed vice president of field sales and marketing for Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD), it was announced today by Jim Urie, President UMGD.
“Kevin is a great ‘record man’ who will be a real asset to the company as we continue to meld the company’s physical and digital future,” said Urie. “We are extremely lucky to have someone of Kevin’s caliber at UMGD.”
Lipson was most recently the Executive Producer on Universal Music Enterprise’s Lethal Squad Mixtapes, where he was responsible for all aspects of the project including A&R, sales, marketing and new media. Prior to that, he was the Regional Director for UMGD’s Boston & DC regions, leading the division to two “Region of the Year” Awards. Throughout the years he has held senior sales and marketing positions at UMGD, and was also the Northeast Regional Sales Manager for the Island Def Jam Music Group.