Spotify has hired Alexander Kubaneishvili to head operations in Russia, which means there is an upcoming expansion to that region. Spotify hired Kubaneishvili away from Google, where he was head of advertising.
Beats Music has named Bozoma Saint John Senior Vice President and Head of Global Marketing. Most recently, Saint John was head of Pepsi-Cola North America’s Music and Entertainment Marketing Group.
Dan Silver has been named Vice President of Creative at Riptide Music Group, which was formed in early 2014. Riptide Music Group came from the merger of Riptide Music and Pigfactory. They have three operating units, for publishing, synchronization, and production.
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