Universal Music’s Lucian Grainge Is Named Cannes Lions’ Media Person of the Year: Read His Speech

Universal Music Group chairman and CEO Sir Lucian Grainge can cross off another entry from his bucket list. The veteran executive was named Cannes Lions’ Media Person of the Year at a ceremony held at Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France on June 21.

Among the industry names in attendance were UMG’s Michele Anthony, Mike Tunnicliffe, Andrew Kronfeld, Olivier Robert-Murphy, and Olivier Nusse, along with Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ron Howard, Lang Lang, Michael Kassan, Jamie N Commons, Casey Wasserman, Peter Rice, Glassnote Records’ Daniel Glass, and iHeartRadio’s Bob Pittman.

 

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