Chris Dempsey has been promoted to the function of UK Managing Director at expertise administration agency, YM&U Group.
Dempsey relies in London, and can report collectively to Matt Colon, World President of the corporate’s music division, and Mary Bekhait, Group CEO of YMU.
Colon, supervisor of producer and DJ Steve Aoki, was promoted to World President of Music at YM&U on December 1.
Dempsey joined YMU in 2014 as a Director.
Throughout his time on the firm, Dempsey has labored with Take That, Gary Barlow, James Arthur, Dan Caplen and Emily Burns.
Previous to becoming a member of YMU, Dempsey was Senior Advertising and marketing Supervisor at Sony Music Leisure, working at Columbia and Epic Information with artists similar to Manic Avenue Preachers, Foster The Individuals and Meghan Trainor.
Artists represented by YMU embrace James Arthur, Years & Years, MNEK, Blink 182, Lloyiso, Hannah Needs, Mark Ralph, Gary Barlow, Clear Bandit, Take That, Steve Aoki, Kurupt FM, and Danny Howard.
Dempsey’s promotion comes a number of months after Iain Watts, former Managing Director of YMU Music within the UK, departed the corporate after three years.
YMU, then working as James Grant Group, had acquired Watts’ Machine Administration in 2018.
“These are thrilling occasions for YMU.”
Chris Dempsey, stated: “These are thrilling occasions for YMU.
“We’re dedicated to continued funding in our companies groups throughout digital, streaming, industrial/manufacturers and IP to generate extra alternatives globally and supply our shoppers with one of the best experience.
“We’ve got a first-class award successful administration group, we’re formidable and dedicated to being on the vanguard of artist discovery, breaking new expertise and innovation for all our shoppers.”
“I’m delighted to tackle this function to construct on what’s already a formidable music administration division with a robust group and an unimaginable roster.
“It’s a nice alternative to take issues to the subsequent degree.”
“This promotion is nicely deserved.”
Matt Colon, added: “This promotion is nicely deserved and acknowledges the massively necessary function Chris performs inside our group.
“His expertise, perception and management qualities will assist us enormously as we proceed to develop YMU right into a formidable world presence.”Music Enterprise Worldwide