Motown Records has appointed Alison Finley as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer.
In this newly created role, Finley will oversee the day-to-day operations of the label and shared services with various teams across Motown’s parent company, Universal Music Group. Finley will remain based in Los Angeles and report to Ethiopia Habtemariam, Chairman and CEO of Motown Records.
Prior to Motown, Finley served as Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at UMG, where she oversaw strategy and negotiations for the company, including for label ventures, recording agreement, label distribution, merchandise, vendors and brand partners, among other areas.
She has also served in several in-house counsel roles, including as legal counsel and spent much of her career representing artists. She began her legal career in private practice in 1998.