London, 13 October, 2014: Leading global music streaming service Deezer is pleased to announce that Christian Harris has been appointed its new MD for UK & Ireland. Christian’s role will involve overseeing the brand’s growth in both countries, commencing from the 14th.
With an extensive track record in developing businesses for the digital content space, most recently via his media streaming company, Gorillabox, Harris is an expert in web content design, development and distribution in the UK, Germany, Holland and Finland.
Boasting a strong personal love of music, Christian will be working with the Deezer UK and Ireland teams to drive Deezer’s subscriber growth and brand awareness.
Harris commented: “Deezer’s unrivalled mix of man and machine sets the service apart, and I’m delighted to join the team at this exciting time for digital music services. We’ve made great strides in the UK & Ireland, and I’m looking forward to building on that and really putting Deezer front of mind for music lovers.”
Christian is the latest name to join Deezer’s leadership team and will report directly to Gerrit Schumann, VP of Europe.
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Deezer is the first truly worldwide digital music streaming service in more than 180 countries, with 16 million monthly active users and 5 million paid subscribers worldwide. Deezer is at the forefront of a music revolution, allowing fans instant access to the largest music catalogue in the world, with more than 35 million songs and 30,000+ radio channels on any device. Combining the best of man and machine, Deezer’s global editorial team searches for the best music around the world and its algorithmic recommendations help fans discover music they will truly love. Deezer is available on your favourite device, including smartphone, tablet, PC, laptop, home sound system, connected car or smart TV.
Launched in 2007, Deezer is a privately-held company, headquartered in Paris with offices in San Francisco and around the world. Deezer is currently available as a free download for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows devices or on the web at http://www.deezer.com globally outside the US.
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