Naveen Chopra Joins Pandora As CFO
February 27, 2017 at 2:08 PM (PT)
PANDORA has named former TiVO CFO/SVP/Corporate Development and interim CEO NAVEEN CHOPRA as CFO, effective TOMORROW (2/28). CHOPRA, who takes CFO duties from Pres./CFO MIKE HERRING, will report to CEO TIM WESTERGREN. HERRING continues as President, focusing on advertising and subscription growth.
“After a thorough and thoughtful search process, we are thrilled to welcome NAVEEN aboard,” said WESTERGREN. “NAVEEN is a talented business leader whose deep knowledge and background in consumer-oriented technology companies make him the right choice as our new CFO. His impressive experience guiding financial strategy and execution at growing companies will serve PANDORA well. I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to execute our strategy.”
CHOPRA, who joined TiVO in 2003 and served as Interim CEO from JANUARY through SEPTEMBER 2016, when that company was acquired by ROVI CORP., said, “PANDORA fundamentally changed the way we listen to music and continues to lead the way in reshaping the future of music for listeners, music makers and advertisers. It’s an exciting time to join the team and a unique opportunity to combine my passion for world-class consumer services and strategic and operational experience to help guide PANDORA’s growth and deliver shareholder value. I look forward to working closely with TIM, MIKE and the entire PANDORA team.”