On the Move: Two high-profile departures

On the Move tracks hires, promotions, and other notable personnel changes within the online audio industry.

Long-time Spotify employee Jonathan Forster has departed the company. He was most recently the streaming platform’s VP of sales for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, but has held several positions within the company. Forster was one of the early employees at Spotify, hired back in 2007. He is expected to transition to being an angel investor and working with other startups.

Brooke Kain has left her position with Apple to assume the role of Chief Digital Officer for AEG Live. Kain was at Beats when Apple acquired the business, and she was most recently the head of digital marketing for Apple Music and iTunes. She was responsible for marketing, social strategy, and user acquisition with the launch of Apple Music.

Anna Washenko