David Ring Promoted To Senior VP Of Business Affairs & Business Development For Universal Music Group's Elabs
Universal Music Group has promoted David Ring to senior vice president of Business Affairs and Business Development for eLabs, the company's division responsible for handling electronic commerce initiatives, Internet exploitation, and new technology business opportunities. The announcement was made by eLabs President Larry Kenswil and Executive Vice President Amanda Marks. Formerly, Mr. Ring served as vice president of the division. He will continue to head eLabs' Business & Legal Affairs team and will continue his ongoing Business Development duties.
"David's promotion is well deserved and recognizes his incredible work ethic and outstanding performance," stated Ms. Marks. "Since joining eLabs at its inception, he has displayed a keen sense of strategy in a rapidly changing business environment and an unwavering commitment to our labels and artists. David will continue to be instrumental in helping to take UMG to new heights in an increasingly challenging marketplace."
Prior to joining UMG in March of 1996, Mr. Ring was in private practice representing, among others, recording artists, labels, writers, and producers. He has also worked as an associate at the Los Angeles law firms of Phillips, Nizer, Benjamin, Krim & Riley and Rosenberg, Nagler & Phillips, where he handled intellectual property and business litigation with an emphasis on music and other entertainment-related issues. He holds a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of California, Berkeley.
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