Nydia Laner has been promoted to the post of senior VP of Latin sales & marketing for Universal Music Distribution (UMD). Laner, who was most recently a senior sales executive with Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE), will remain in Los Angeles, reporting to Amanda Marks, executive VP and GM of UMD.

Laner takes over the role previously occupied by Gregg Vickers, who left the company late last year.

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