Angela Solk has joined Spotify As Global Head of Agencies, a post in which she will develop and manage relationships with the major ad holding companies (WPP, Omnicom etc.). Solk has some big-time agency credentials on her resume, having served with GroupM and its media agency MediaCom as well as Publicis Groupe’s MediaVest at various times during her career. She’s also credited with having helped launch big brands at Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Mars, and other companies.
Separately, Spotify has tapped Craig Weingarten for the post of Head of Industry, Automotive. He joins from WPP’s GTB (formerly Team Detroit), the agency that services the holding company’s Ford account.
Both new hires will report to Alex Underwood, Spotify’s VP Global Head of Agency and Top Accounts.