Universal Music Group (UMG) promoted Mike Tunnicliffe to the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Business Development & Partnerships, U.S. He was previously the Chief Growth & Marketing Officer. Tunnicliffe will be based in New York and report to UMG’s Executive Vice President, U.S. Recorded Music, Michele Anthony. He will oversee new business activity for UMG related to brand partnerships, strategic marketing alliances and marketing programs for advertisers. He will work closely with Olivier Robert-Murphy, Global Head of New Business. Tunnicliffe joined GroupM in 2010 and led business development and revenue growth activities across the company’s agencies. Contact [email protected].