September 25, 2016 1:49 PM ET


Company Overview of Universal Music Publishing Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Universal Music Publishing Group, Inc., a music publishing company, represents music in various genres from songwriters and catalogs. It specializes in the areas of classical, Christian/gospel, and production music; and provides services in the areas of film, TV, and music administration. The company also provides talent development, song plugging/creative, marketing/publicity, recording studio, global administration and collection, registration, income tracking, and sub-publishing services for songwriters. In addition, it offers synchronization, creative, clearance, online music search, song listing, master and publishing, composer and film score, song split information, sampler, and VIP me...

2100 Colorado Avenue

Suite 100

Santa Monica, CA 90404

United States





Key Executives for Universal Music Publishing Group, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations
Chief Operating Officer
Chairman of Universal Republic & Island Def Jam Motown and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Republic & Island Def Jam
President of Europe and Managing Director of UK
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Universal Music Publishing Group, Inc. Key Developments

Universal Music Publishing Group Signs Exclusive, Worldwide Agreement with STX Entertainment

Universal Music Publishing Group announced that it has signed an exclusive, worldwide agreement with STX Entertainment (STX). Through the agreement UMPG will administer and represent the studio's future soundtracks, scores and catalogue of related music publishing rights across all media.

VNUE, Inc. Enters into License Agreement with Universal Music Corporation

On November 2, 2015, VNUE, Inc. entered into a license agreement with Universal Music Corp. The license agreement is effective September 8, 2015, and has a term of two years from the effective date. Under the terms of the license agreement, Universal is granting to VNUE a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to create and distribute content using certain Universal compositions, more specified in the grant of right’s section of the license agreement. VNUE will then market and sell this content via the VNUE Service at certain agreed upon price points more specifically described in the business model and price points section of the license agreement, and VNUE shall pay Universal royalties for each sale of the content as specified in the royalty rates section of the license agreement. In accordance with the minimum guarantee provision of the license agreement, VNUE shall pay to Universal a minimum first year fee of $50,000.00, which is due within 10 days of execution and a second year minimum fee of 50,000.00, which is due upon the commencement of the second year of the Term.

Universal Music Publishing Group Appoints Marc Cimino as Chief Operating Officer

Universal Music Publishing Group announced the appointment of Marc Cimino to the newly created global position of Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. Cimino will report to Jody Gerson, UMPG's Chairman and CEO, and will be based at the company's headquarters in Santa Monica. Cimino joins UMPG from Warner Bros. Records, where he was Executive Vice President & Head of Business & Legal Affairs and a member of the company's core executive team.

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