Devraj Sanyal (born 21 March 1975) is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Group & EMI Music, South Asia. Sanyal took over in 2011 & is based in the company headquarters in Mumbai. He is charged with the management and operational running of all Universal Music Group businesses in the region. Sanyal has been part of India’s premier heavy metal band “Brahma” since 1994 and so understands all sides of the Music & Entertainment business, both from an artist point of view as well as the business side of things. Sanyal has successfully created a multi-pronged business model for The Universal Music Group by way of having the label sit in the center of his universe, strongly straddled by a host of profitable allied non-traditional businesses like Live, Merchandising,

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  • Devraj Sanyal (born 21 March 1975) is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Group & EMI Music, South Asia. Sanyal took over in 2011 & is based in the company headquarters in Mumbai. He is charged with the management and operational running of all Universal Music Group businesses in the region. Sanyal has been part of India’s premier heavy metal band “Brahma” since 1994 and so understands all sides of the Music & Entertainment business, both from an artist point of view as well as the business side of things. Sanyal has successfully created a multi-pronged business model for The Universal Music Group by way of having the label sit in the center of his universe, strongly straddled by a host of profitable allied non-traditional businesses like Live, Merchandising, Branded Content, Intellectual Properties, which makes the Universal Music Group businesses in South Asia very differentiated from everyone else. Sanyal is married to Nikita Sanyal & has a 10-year-old daughter Sera. (en)
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