Lucian Grainge has been appointed as a member of the Vivendi Management Board.

The new co-CEO of Universal Music Group will join Jean-Bernard Lévy (chairman), Bertrand Méheut, Frank Esser, Abdeslam Ahizoune and Philippe Capron on the management board at UMG's parent company.

He takes up the position of CEO of UMG on Jan. 1, based in New York. Doug Morris will remain as Chairman.

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