In addition, since March 2020, Duque has overseen Aftercluv, Universal Music’s dance platform for the Latin market.
With a strong background in the digital side of the music business, Duque joined Universal in 2005 via Universal Music Colombia, where he was New Media Manager.
In 2007 he rose to Digital Manager of Latin America for Universal Music, before being promoted again to Head of Sales & Business Development for Universal Music Latin America (Southern Cone) in 2009.
In this role, Duque managed all of Universal’s revenue-generating activities in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia, where he achieved a +200% growth in Digital Revenues across a two-year period.
In 2012, Duque was promoted to VP, Business Development & Digital – Latin America for Universal, before stepping up again in 2016 to General Manager of Universal Music Latino, Machete and Capitol Latin.
In 2019, Universal upped Duque to become Managing Director of those same three companies.
Duque’s father was also a record executive, working in Colombia.Music Business Worldwide