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Universal Music’s Universal Republic Records Names Rob Stevenson Executive VP, A&R

 width=More changes at the as Universal Music Group’s Records division yesterday named Rob Stevenson to the newly-created position of executive , AR The reports. made the announcement about his appointment. Stevenson was last president of ’s Virgin Records, US. President CEO  He will be based in New York and reporting to Monte and Avery Lipman, co-president/, Stevenson will be responsible for expanding the label’s AR activities across a range of genres, including pop and rock.

“Rob is a brilliant music executive with a strong track record of success,” said Lipman. “And we are fortunate to have someone of his stature joining Universal Republic as we continue to expand the services we offer our .”

Said Stevenson: “The label has a of discovering and developing -changing new artists, and I hope to continue that for a very .”

 

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