Upped to VP of sales analysis.

Universal Music Group Distribution has promoted Dave Bakula to VP of sales analysis. Bakula reports to Alan Voss, executive VP of sales and marketing, and is based the company's headquarters in Universal City, Calif.

Bakula was most formerly director of sales analysis for UMGD. He began his career with Universal Music Group as a catalog sales representative in Minneapolis. Before that he was an inventory manager/analyst for Musicland Group.

Bakula will be responsible for managing the sales analysis department. He will work closely with national retail accounts and UMG's record labels to identify and expand sales opportunities.