Based in London, he will continue reporting to Mike McCormack, Managing Director of UMPG UK.
Simmons joined UMPG as an A&R scout in 2014.
UMPG says that Simmons has since “become one of the UK’s most respected young industry talents”.
Simmons has previously held the positions of A&R Manager, and A&R Director in recent years.
He serves as A&R for UMPG talent including Bicep, Four Tet, Maisie Peters, Griff, girl in red, Rex Orange County, Tom Misch and Thundercat.