John Marks To Join Spotify As Global Head of Country Music Programming
November 2, 2015 at 4:10 AM (PT)
Former SIRIUSXM Sr. Dir./Country Programming JOHN MARKS has joined online streaming service SPOTIFY in the newly created position of Global Head of Country Music Programming, effective immediately.
An article in TODAY’s (11/2) TENNESSEAN business section announced MARKS’ new position and outlined SPOTIFY’s commitment to the Country genre. "Making a hire like JOHN MARKS speaks to our investment [in Country] and interest in helping develop it," SPOTIFY VP/Content and Distribution STEVE SAVOCA told the TENNESSEAN.
MARKS posted on his FACEBOOK page this morning (11/2): "I look forward to working to expand the market for SPOTIFY, for Country music, globally and nationally. This is a true build it from the ground floor opportunity to further develop SPOTIFY's's Country platform worldwide."
MARKS stepped down from his role at SIRIUSXM in SEPTEMBER after five years with the satcaster (NET NEWS 9/11). Send congrats at his new email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.