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2 Google Execs Forge Closer Ties with Spotify

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Omid Kordestani, who is the acting chief business officer at Google is joining the Board of Spotify, according to reports today. And a former executive, Shishir Mehrotra, will reportedly become a special adviser to Spotify and CEO Daniel Ek. YouTube execs have said that they'd love to buy Sporify, if they could.  But do these moves, first posted by re/code, point to a Google purchase of Spotify?

“The new appointments appear unrelated, writes Karen Swisher. “ And, to be clear, Google’s top execs often join boards of companies both with ties to the company and not."

Still, given that YouTube is about to launch Google's second streaming music service, both developments certainly are interesting.


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