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Paul Firth and Jillian Gerngross promoted at Amazon Music

By | Published on Wednesday 7 October 2020


Amazon has announced the promotion of Paul Firth to the role of Director of Amazon Music International, overseeing the firm’s music services in all markets outside the US. Meanwhile, Amazon Music’s former marketing chief Jillian Gerngross takes over his previous job as Director Of Amazon Music Europe.

Confirming that, Firth said: “Being a music fan, I have always been a strong believer in representing and reflecting local music scenes and artists at Amazon Music, and can’t wait to now lead the business at an international level. Jillian has been an incredible partner, and I’ve worked alongside her since the early days of Amazon Music. I’m THRILLED to now see her lead this incredible team, as the service continues to grow and evolve into a more immersive, rich destination for music fans and creators”.

Gerngross herself adds: “I’m excited to work with incredibly passionate teams across multiple cultures, and lead key areas of the business that will continue to bring more customers into streaming. With the recent expansion of our HD and free tiers to more countries across Europe, and the recent launch of podcasts, it’s inspiring to see how much the business continues to grow and innovate; it’s an incredible time to be taking on this role”.