Vince Szydlowski has been appointed executive vp of commercial sales at Universal Music Enterprises, overseeing the development and execution of UMe’s strategies in both digital and physical formats, and working with all UMG labels and partners to maximize opportunities for the largest music catalog in the world.
“Vince brings to UMe years of sales and commercial experience along with and a wealth of music knowledge and an innovative and creative spirit,” said Bruce Resnikoff, president and CEO of UMe. “These attributes make him the ideal candidate to lead our team and develop and implement new strategies across the many platforms in the ever-changing commercial landscape.”
Szydlowski joined UMG in 2004 and most recently served as senior vp of label sales for Capitol Music Group, where he played a key role in the commercial success of such artists as Sam Smith, Katy Perry, Lil Yachty, Niall Horan and Beck, among others.
“Bruce and his team at UMe have been recognized by Billboard and the industry as the leading catalog label for many years” Szydlowski said. “I’m excited to join UMe and lead the Commercial Team to build even more opportunities for our incredible roster of artists.”