Digital appointments: 7Digital, Deezer, eMusic

By | Published on Friday 29 June 2012


Download firm 7Digital announced the appointment of a new London-based VP of Global Marketing this week in the form of Kelaine Blades, who was most recently with mobile technology company AeroMobile. Says 7Digital chief Ben Drury: “Kelaine is an ideal addition to the 7Digital team. Our mobile offering has grown significantly over the past few years, and her experience will ensure this continues. We’re about to expand our product offering too, so she is joining us at just the right time”.

Elsewhere, streaming music platform Deezer announced the appointment of a new Director of International PR, Julie Harari-West formerly of global PR firm Weber Shandwick. Laurent Billion, Chief International Officer for Deezer told CMU: “Julie has joined our senior team in this new role created to help us build our brand worldwide as we continue to expand globally. Deezer is the leading music streaming service in France and with Julie’s help we will look to replicate this success around the world”.

And finally subscription-based download service eMusic has appointed an International Editor, Amber Cowan, who has had previous journalistic and editorial roles at the likes of The Times, BBC and London Lite. She will head up the firm’s UK-based editorial team. Says eMusic CEO Adam Klein: “As eMusic continues to grow its UK team, Amber’s experience in music journalism and her successful track record in securing exclusive interviews will help us continue to promote music discovery to our members, and bring them closer to the artists they love”.