Elise Wright has been named senior VP of urban music at Universal Republic Records, a newly-created position. Wright reports directly to the label's president and CEO Monte Lipman.

Previous positions for Wright include VP of marketing, VP of video promotion and senior director of video promotion for Universal Motown and director of publicity and media relations for Motown.

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