Senior Vice President, Brand Partnerships, Global at Universal Music Group.

Manuel Hubault is Senior Vice-President of UMGB (Universal Music Group & Brands), the entertainment marketing agency arm of Universal Music Group, and has held several positions within UMGB. Notably, he started its international operations out of Paris and then in Brazil between 2010 and 2013 before returning to the UMGB global leadership team in London.

He has participated in UMGB’s expansion, which has seen it become an award winning music and media agency, supporting its operations across 60+ markets. This includes global partners such as Coca-Cola, Vacheron Constantin, Ferrero, Marriott, Logitech or Turkish Airlines, and across a multitude of industries from airlines to FMCG, hardware to lifestyle and financial services to tourism boards. 

Manuel specialises in helping brands strategise and execute meaningful entertainment-based programs to connect with fans and deliver differentiated business and marketing solutions.

Manuel holds a Master of Marketing and Business Strategies and regularly speaks at international or regional entertainment marketing and media conferences / awards (Clio awards, MMA, APMF, Dubai Lynx, or business schools).