• Career Development Workshop -
    Meet The Publishers: Speed Dating
    • Monday 21 June 2:30pm - 3:30pm


Bob Aird

Bob has held the position of Managing Director of Universal Music Publishing P/L Australia since 2000 and prior to that was Managing Director of indie publisher Rondor Music Australia P/L. Bob also held various management positions at Polygram Records (now Universal Music P/L). He has always been a champion of local writers & artists and over the years has been involved with many renown bands such as Cold Chisel, The Black Sorrows, The Little Heroes, Mental As Anything and Radio Birdman, through to more current artists Powderfinger, Jet, Wolfmother, Guy Sebastian, The Living End, The Butterfly Effect, Jessica Mauboy, Bernard Fanning, Potbelleez, Rogue Traders, Damien Leith, Cassie Davis, Paulmac, Daniel Merriweather and Adam Reily, to name a few, and country artists such as Lee Kernaghan, Adam Brand, Adam Harvey, Graeme Connors and Colin Buchanan.

Universal Music Publishing Australia is part of the Universal Music Publishing Group, the industry's leading global music publishing operation with 51 offices in more than 43 countries. UMPG represents music in every genre from some of the world's hottest songwriters and music catalogues including ABBA, Christina Aguilera, Lily Allen, Mary J Blige, Mariah Carey, The Clash, Coldplay, Franz Ferdinand, The Killers, Linkin Park, Paul Simon, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Keane, R Kelly, U2, 3 Doors Down, Mumford & Sons, and Prince among many others.

Bob is on the Boards of Directors of APRA, AMPAL and AMCOS.

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Bob Aird

Bob Aird