Topspin Pivots: Top Exec Leaves, SF Office Closes
(UPDATED) Big changes are afoot at Topspin as the direct to fan platform closes it's San Francisco office and loses one of it's top executives. VP of Sales Andrew Mains is moving to Mobile Roadie as Chief Operating Officer. Mains, who had been head of new media at Interscope, was responsible for much of Topspin's outreach to labels, managers and other potential clients.
Topspin San Francisco Closes
The company also recently closed its San Francisco office leaving Bill Thompson, Topspin's former Director Of Business Operations looking for work. Many staffers were offered similar positions in LA. But according to an email Thompson sent to collegues, the move left "those of us who didn't with to relocate to Los Angeles (all of us save 2) back on the job market".
In his new position as COO of Mobile Roadie, Mains will be overseeing business development, managing day-to-day operations, and helping expand the company's international business, according to Billboard.
UPDATE: Read CEO Ian Rogers reaction to this story here.