Apple Music gets new leader, passes the 40 million subscribers mark

Apple Music has now surpassed 40 million subscribers and seen Oliver Schusser named head of the streaming music division, reports Variety.

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Previously vice president of iTunes International, his new title is vice president of Apple Music & International Content. Schusser has led efforts outside the U.S. related to the App Store, iTunes’ movies and TV portals, iBooks, Apple Podcasts, and more. 

Variety says Schusser will relocate from London to California, splitting his time between Apple Park in Cupertino and Apple’s offices in Culver City. With his promotion, Apple marketing executive Tracey Hannelly will lead International, which services 155 markets. She joined the company in 2007 beginning in Australia and New Zealand.


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