Avery Lipman has been appointed co-president of Universal Republic Records. Lipman, most previously senior VP of the label, will report to Mel Lewinter, chairman of Universal Motown Republic Group, and will continue to be based in New York.
Lipman will serve alongside his brother Monte Lipman, president & CEO of Universal Republic, and will oversee the management and creative operations of the label.
“Avery is among the very best in the new generation of true record executives,” stated Mr. Lewinter. “His rare combination of leadership, creative sensibility and business acumen have been instrumental in helping Universal Republic achieve the success it has in such a short period of time.”
Universal Republic is home to such artists as Amy Winehouse, Jack Johnson, Colbie Caillat, Hinder, Mika, Damian Marley, Godsmack, 3 Doors Down and India Arie, among others.