Napster gets new vice president for EMEA region

Napster hired a new vice president of business development & operations for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Venesa Hoffman will be tasked with leading and executing the growth strategy, sales, marketing, and operations in that geographic region. Her resume includes general management, sales, and marketing roles at brands such as Microsoft, Vodafone, and Autodesk.

“I’m thrilled to join Napster at such an exciting time in the company’s history,” Hoffmann said. “Napster changed the music industry as we know it forever – and continues develop innovative ways for people to connect with music. I look forward to being part of a talented team to drive business success and results with our partners here in EMEA.”

“Venesa brings to Napster an extensive business transformation focus and long track record of driving significant growth for consumer and enterprise businesses,” added Napster CEO Bill Patrizio. “She has outstanding leadership credentials and business experience in delivering compelling solutions for customers and consumers across the technology, digital media and telecom sectors.”

Anna Washenko