Universal Music Group names Gautam Srivastava EVP, HR
Mr. Srivastava will join UMG’s Executive Management Board and also serve as a liaison to Vivendi, UMG’s parent company, on human resources matters.
Mr. Srivastava brings to UMG extensive leadership and operating experience in human resources and general management across large, global technology companies.
Before joining UMG, he was Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at Shutterfly, Inc., an e-commerce photo publishing company.
Prior to Shutterfly, from 2009 to 2014, Mr. Srivastava was Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at LSI Corp., a datacenter storage and networking technology company, until its sale in May 2014.
From 2004 to 2008, he held several roles at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a global semiconductor company, including Vice President, Sales and Marketing and Managing Director of Middle East, Africa and Pakistan; Vice President, Sales and Marketing and Chief of Staff to the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer; and Director and then Vice President, Compensation and Benefits.
Prior to AMD, Mr. Srivastava was a Principal at Mercer Human Resources Consulting and earlier in his career, worked in several start-ups and in management consulting.
Mr. Srivastava holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.