Most previously with UMG.

Concord Music Group (CMG) has named Jonathan Bender senior VP of operations and digital media. Bender reports to Gene Rumsey, GM of CMG, and is based in Beverly Hills, Calif.

In this newly created role Bender will oversee all aspects of production and manufacturing for CMG, as well as developing Concord’s e-commerce strategy and business.

Bender was most recently head of the asset management division for Universal Music Group. Prior to UMG, he worked at EMI Music Group, from 1990 to 1999, in Los Angeles and London as head of the new technology group. He began his music career at MTV in 1985 in international operations.