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UMG Launches Mobile Music Division in US; Poaches Sony

Universal Music Group has announced the expansion of its mobile activities with the launch of Universal Music Mobile US, a new domestic division to complement Universal Music Mobile International (UMMI), its counterpart mobile content company based in Paris. Rio Caraeff will be the new VP & GM of UMM-US…prior to this, Caraeff was VP of Wireless Services for Sony Pictures Digital
Caraeff will oversee all areas of UMM-US, liaising with UMG’s labels and eLabs division to coordinate mobile music and non-music related initiatives with wireless technologies and platforms…