Most recently served as executive VP/GM of WEA.

Alan Voss has been named executive VP of sales and marketing for Universal Music Distribution. He will be based in Universal City, Calif.

Most recently, Voss served as executive VP/GM of WEA Corp. where he was responsible for the company's daily operations. Prior to that, he served as executive VP/GM of Elektra from 1997 to 2000.

His background also includes senior sales positions with PolyGram, Atco and East West.