Lars Murray Joins Pandora As VP/Industry Relations
July 22, 2014 at 5:58 AM (PT)
PANDORA has announced that LARS MURRAY has joined the company as VP/Industry Relations, effective immediately, coming over from his post as VP/Digital Media at COLUMBIA RECORDS. He will lead PANDORA's strategic collaboration with a broad coalition of music industry stakeholders, reporting directly to Chief Strategy Officer SARA CLEMENS.
PANDORA CEO, Pres. & Chairman BRIAN McANDREWS noted, "PANDORA is committed to building a vibrant, sustainable future for the music industry. With this hire, we've added a widely respected thought leader to help take us there. LARS’ extensive knowledge, broad industry relationships, and deep passion for music will further shape our approach to realizing a truly productive collaboration with all industry stakeholders."
MURRAY added, "I'm tremendously excited to dive in and help unleash the power of Internet radio in new ways. PANDORA is ushering in a new era for music, with unmatched scale and personalization that can empower the industry in a way that has never before been possible. I am thrilled to be part of what continues to be a dramatic transformation of how great music and artists find their audience."