Universal Music Canada has announced the appointment of John Zerucelli as Vice President, Public Affairs, effective July 16.
As part of the company’s senior leadership team, Zerucelli will develop and lead strategy across the company's public policy and public affairs portfolio in Canada and take an executive role in Universal Music Group’s global government relations program. He will report to Jeffrey Remedios, President and CEO, Universal Music Canada.
“John has had an incredible career at the intersection of public policy, business and government,” said Remedios. “Now he’s pairing his passion for music and supporting artists with his years of experience in public affairs, law, communications and issues management.”
Zerucelli has worked for more than 15 years in the worlds of public policy, law and politics, most recently as a Senior Advisor and Director of Operations in the Office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Previously, he held senior positions in the office of the Premier of Ontario and as Chief of Staff of the Treasury Board Secretariat of Ontario.