Joseph Schmidt Named CFO of Universal Music Group's East Coast Labels

Universal Music Group named Joseph Schmidt Chief Financial Officer, East Coast Labels, Ivan Gavin, The news was announced by Ivan Gavin, UMG's COO of East Coast Labels. Schmidt, who is based in New York City, formerly acted as Vice President, Finance for RCA Records.

Island Def Jam and Universal Republic finance staffs will report to Schmidt. UMG's East Coast Labels includes Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Republic Records.

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