Sujata Murthy is promoted to Executive Vice President of Media and Artist Relations at Universal Music Enterprises

Sujata Murthy has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Media and Artist Relations at Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), the global catalog division of Universal Music Group (UMG)

In his role, Murthy will continue to be responsible for the label’s media department and oversee press strategy and campaigns.

She will also work closely with UMG’s artists, managers and roster estates, and play a critical role in expanding UMe’s corporate and leadership initiatives.

Murthy will remain based at UMe’s offices in Santa Monica and will report to Bruce Resnikoff, UMe’s President and CEO.

Since joining UMe, Murthy has developed and guided strategic campaigns for UMe’s high-profile artists.

Murthy began his musical career at Capitol Records, working with artists ranging from Radiohead to Skinny Puppy.

She became the primary publicist for artists re-releasing classic albums on CD for the first time, including Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee and Dean Martin.

She has received numerous accolades, including the Korn Ferry Award for Most Influential South Asian Women Leaders in Media and Entertainment, was included in Business Insider’s list of the 20 Most Powerful Indians in Hollywood, and received the Women’s International Music Network Visionary Award.

She is also a board member or advisor to several non-profit organizations focused on helping underserved and marginalized communities.

“Sujata is an invaluable member of my leadership team.”

Bruce Resnikoff

Bruce Resnikoff said, “Sujata is an invaluable member of my management team and someone who has earned the respect of our artists and their management teams.

“She has also built one of the best media teams in the industry and she continues to play an important role in developing and executing UMe’s successful outreach strategies for our artists.”

“I am truly honored to work with the incredible artists and catalog that are the very fabric of our musical heritage.”

sujata murthy

Sujata Murthy, added, “I am truly honored to work with the incredible artists and catalog that are the very fabric of our musical heritage.

“I am thrilled to continue bringing classic albums and artists to the next generation through new platforms and technologies helping to continue their legacy.

“I am grateful to work alongside Bruce Resnikoff and the dedicated team at UMe.”


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