CBS Establishes 'The CBS Interactive Music Group'
May 5, 2009 at 7:48 AM (PT)
CBS CORPORATION has established the CBS INTERACTIVE MUSIC GROUP. The new business unit within CBS INTERACTIVE brings together the Company’s digital music assets, including CBS RADIO’s more than 100 music websites and online audio streams, and its various mobile applications, as well as LAST.FM, to form a single division that will create richer and more immersive experiences for millions of music fans around the world.
Leading the new entity will be DAVID GOODMAN who has been named Pres./CBS INTERACTIVE MUSIC GROUP. A veteran of CBS RADIO since 2002, GOODMAN has served as Pres./Digital Media and Integrated Marketing for the division since DECEMBER 2007.
"TODAY we are combining two industry-leading music properties to form a single group dedicated to music fans everywhere," said CBS Pres./CEO LES MOONVES. "CBS is in a unique position to bring together the leading-edge technological resources at CBS INTERACTIVE with the content, promotional and sales assets at CBS RADIO to drive efficiencies into the business and create unmatched experiences for all of our customers. DAVID is uniquely qualified to lead our efforts in the area, and I look forward to all he’ll do to grow this new enterprise."