Universal Music China has tapped Garand Wu for Managing Director, from a press release by the company in late April.
The appointment, effective immediately, was announced by Sunny Chang, Managing Director, Universal Music Greater China.
In his new role, Mr. Wu will oversee a full range of services and operations including Marketing, Promotion, Sales and Finance. He will co-manage A&R for Universal Music China with Mr. Chang.
Before joining Universal Music, Mr. Wu was Senior Marketing Director of the International Division of EMI Music Taiwan after holding a post as Regional Marketing Director, overseeing International Repertoire for EMI Music Asia. Since 2009, he has operated his own business specializing in strategic marketing and C&C (creative and content), offering services and solutions such as event promotion, production and artist management across South East Asia.
Sunny Chang, Managing Director, Universal Music Greater China, said: “Garand’s comprehensive track record and knowledge of the strategic marketing sector in the region will be an important part of our future growth plans.”
George Ash, President of Universal Music Asia Pacific, added: “Garand is a highly experienced executive whose leadership and expertise in marketing and label management make him an invaluable force for the company in the region.”