Dries van der Schuyt will step down as Managing Director of Universal International on April 13, it was revealed yesterday. No replacement for the position has been disclosed.

Van der Schuyt has worked in the entertainment industry for more than 32 years.

"It's with extreme pleasure that I look back on the past years whereby I was involved in the career development and expansion of so many artists,: said Dries van der Schuyt. "I'm also proud of the relatively young team at Universal International for their input and finding creative ways to break so many new artists in Holland. I wish Kees van der Hoeven and all the Universal Music employees lots of success with further development of the company in Holland."