Jamie Kantrowitz was named SVP Strategy and Global Marketing. She will also oversee content partnerships and original programming, label relations, and marketing initiatives worldwide. She will be based in New York, where MySpace Music will add an office. Jamie had served as MySpace’s SVP President, International Marketing and Content based in London.
Alex Maghen will serve as Chief Technology Officer for MySpace Music. Previous positions include CTO at Yahoo! Music/Launch Media and at MTV Networks Online.
Nancy Taylor joins MySpace Music as Lead Counsel, VP Business and Legal Affairs. Most recently she was SVP, Office of the Chairman and CEO of Warner/Chappell Music.
"We are so excited to welcome these incredibly talented individuals to our growing MySpace Music team,” said Courtney Holt, President of MySpace Music. “The passion and knowledge that each of them brings to the table will help to truly solidify the company’s position as a global industry leader in the digital music space as well as the platform of choice for music fans and artists.”
Additionally, during the last few months the company has made product enhancements designed to improve the user experience on MySpace Music including a new music player, public playlisting, unlimited number of playlists, album pages, artist activity feeds, new music search functionality, artist authentication, and top search terms.