Universal Music is expanding it’s music recorded-music operations in China.
The labels are Republic Records China, EMI China, PolyGram Records China, and Universal Music China. Each label will operate independently with its own artist rosters, A&R and marketing teams. The suits will report to UMGC chairman and CEO Sunny Chang.
“After 15 years of development in the local market, Universal Music is once again demonstrating its commitment to the Chinese creative community by becoming the first international major music company to launch multilabel operations here,” said Chang in a prepared statement.
“Under the new structure of four distinct labels, the star team at UMGC will be able to better support local musicians in a way that is more professional and comprehensive. With an innovative and pioneering spirit, UMGC will develop rising stars from the Chinese market and promote Chinese pop music so that it can be heard an audience around the world.”