Alexandra Lioutikoff

President, Universal Music Publishing Group

Alexandra Lioutikoff is the President of Universal Music Publishing Group for Latin America and US Latin. Appointed to the role in 2019, she became the first woman to hold the post, and is currently the only woman to hold the position of president for a multinational Latin music company.

A 20-year music industry veteran, she leads UMPG’s US Latin market and the Latin American region, overseeing operations across 19 countries. Lioutikoff has been instrumental in growing the inclusion of Latin writers and songs into the global music market, including in the film and TV areas.

Among the songwriters, artists, producers and publishers she has signed to UMPG are Romeo Santos, Anitta, Espinoza Paz, Rvssian, Bruno Martini, Young Martino, MadMusick, Raymix, Christian Nodal, Mon Laferte, Icon Music (Feid, Miky La Sensa, Mosty, Rolo and others), Rich Music and their artist roster (Justin Quiles, Sech, Dalex, and Dímelo Flow), and Roc Nation Latin Publishing (Mr. Paradise, Victoria La Mala and Mozart La Para).

Previously, Lioutikoff served at ASCAP as head of the Latin membership department for 18 years. In this role, she expanded the scope of the operation to include urban and Latin rock; helped lead a major reorganization of the Puerto Rico office and developed five Latin offices; and increased the organization’s market share to 60% of Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart. During her tenure at the company, Lioutikoff signed artists such as Lin Manuel Miranda, Luis Fonsi, Ricardo Arjona, Joan Sebastian, Daddy Yankee, Claudia Brant, Mario Domm, and Marco Antonio Solís, among many others. She also produced ASCAP’s annual Latin Awards show for 17 years.

A native of Málaga, Spain, Lioutikoff is a longtime champion of the songwriting community. Billboard has named her to their annual Latin Power Players list numerous years running, as well as to the International Power Players List and the Women In Music List. She serves on the Latin committee of the organization She Is The Music. In 2018, she received the Ralph S Peer Publishers Award from the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. She also serves as a trustee of the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

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