Former LinkedIn, Apple Marketing Exec Nick Bartle Joins Pandora

image from mms.businesswire.comAs they ramp up to launch two paid streaming music services, Pandora has announced that Nick Bartle will join Chief Marketing Officer. He joins Pandora from LinkedIn, where he served as VP of Member Marketing and Communications. Prior to that, Bartle was Senior Director of Marketing Communications for Apple.

Pandora-logo“I'm thrilled to join Pandora at this inflection point,” said Bartle. “The company is poised to completely redefine the music experience once again. I can’t wait to roll up my sleeves and connect our listeners to artists in ever more unique and personal ways.”

“From the moment I met Nick, his ability to make a substantial and immediate impact on Pandora was clear,” said Tim Westergren, founder and CEO of Pandora. “Nick brings a deep understanding of consumer marketing and strategic communications from years of experience with the world's most revered brands. He is the perfect leader to accelerate Pandora's brand momentum during this transformative time.”