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Decca GM Rebecca Allen promoted to MD

By | Published on Friday 28 November 2014

Decca Records

Universal Music UK yesterday announced the promotion of Rebecca Allen to the role of Managing Director at its classical label Decca Records.

Allen was already General Manager of the division and her promotion comes as previous Decca overseer Dickon Stainer takes on the expanded role of CEO Of Global Classics for the major. Though he retains the title President of the Decca Records Group, and Allen will report into both him and Universal UK big cheese David Joseph.

Confirming all this, Stainer told reporters: “Becky is an exceptionally skilled and versatile executive. Her outstanding drive and personality have taken Decca into new areas of repertoire globally, and this well-deserved promotion heralds a new and ground-breaking era for the label”.