Spotify has appointed Gerrit Meier as its GM of distribution and partnerships, reporting to the company’s US boss Ken Parks in New York. Meier joins from Clear Channel, where he was chief operating officer of digital at the company’s radio division. Meier’s appointment could be the spur for Spotify seeking bundling partnerships with ISPs and mobile operators in the US and elsewhere, following in the footsteps of the company’s deals with TeliaSonera and Virgin Media in Europe. In separate news, Spotify has confirmed that mobile developers will be able to sell apps that use the company’s API, despite that currently being barred under its terms of service. “We’re working on a commercial terms of use,” said developer community manager Andrew Mager at a New York music tech conference. “This isn’t really in the terms yet, but this is kind of where we’re headed. You should be able to charge for your app, display ads — no rev[enue] share right now. We’re considering developer input as well.” Source: All Things Digital Source:

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