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2014-08-01 12:24:50

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company's music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. Gerson, who currently serves as Co-President of Sony/ATV Publishing, will be based at UMPG's headquarters in Santa Monica, CA and will report to UMG Chairman and CEO, Lucian Grainge. She...

2014-05-28 16:25:29

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "History teaches us that great entrepreneurs are few and far between. Jimmy Iovine is one of that small number of entrepreneurs who, by doing so much so well in so many different arenas, have left their indelible mark. He founded, and for more than 20 years has led Interscope, a label that has consistently been in the forefront of the music business, both artistically and commercially. He has put in place, developed and mentored...

2014-05-28 16:25:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that John Janick, COO and President of Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA), will succeed Jimmy Iovine as Chairman and CEO of IGA later this year. As separately announced today, Iovine, who founded the Interscope label in 1989 and later co-founded Beats Electronics in 2008, will join Apple® when it closes its acquisition of Beats. The transaction is expected...

2014-04-08 08:28:28

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, today announced that it has acquired UK-based Eagle Rock Entertainment, an independent producer and distributor of music programming. The terms of the agreement are not being disclosed. The acquisition enhances UMG's presence in one of the most dynamic and growing segments of music today: top-quality, original audio-visual content, such as live concert...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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