Pandora hires new CMO

nick-bartlePandora has hired Nick Bartle as its new chief marketing officer. He will start with the online audio company on Oct. 3, filling the vacancy left when Simon Fleming-Wood departed the position earlier this year.

Bartle joins Pandora from LinkedIn, where he was vice president for member marketing and communications. His resume also includes multiple years as senior director for marketing communications at Apple.

“From the moment I met Nick, his ability to make a substantial and immediate impact on Pandora was clear,” founder and CEO Tim Westergren said of the new hire. “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.”

Anna Washenko