Universal Music Publishing Group Names New Head of West Coast A&R CommunityExecutive Turntable By Billboard Staff | July 21, 2016 3:30 AM EDT Jody Gerson, UMPG Chairman and CEO; Joe Jonas; David Gray, UMPG SVP Creative Affairs; and Phil McIntyre, CEO and Founder of Philymack. 0 0 2 Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) executive David Gray has been named EVP and head of west coast A&R, it was announced on Thursday (July 21). He was previously SVP, Creative Affairs. Subscribe to billboard biz to continue reading this article and thousands more. Billboard.biz subscribers get: 24/7 coverage of every genre and sector of the business with over 150 exclusive charts Bulletin: Breaking stories, chart info and analysis sent directly to your inbox every weekday Billboard Magazine iPad Edition: An enhanced version of the magazine with video, photo galleries and playable charts Archives: A rich history of Billboard.biz articles and exclusive charts Join now or Log In billboard biz Print View the discussion thread.